In a remote peninsula in Alaska, an elderly man has tragically become the first known patient to die from "Alaskapox," a rare virus discovered by scientists in Fairbanks back in 2015. The case has sparked concerns, shedding light on the potential dangers of this relatively unknown virus.
An elderly man who lived on a remote peninsula in Alaska has become the first known patient to die from "Alaskapox." Sara Lee Kessler reports.
The victim, an immunocompromised man undergoing cancer treatment, succumbed to the virus, which is believed to have been transmitted from rodents to humans. Alaskan health authorities. . .