Should we be worried about Alaskapox?
Tuesday, March 26, 2024 10:37 AM
An elderly man in South Alaska died of Alaskapox last month, state health officials confirmed. Characterized by skin lesions and related to viruses like smallpox and mpox, this is the first recorded fatality attributed to Alaskapox since its identification in 2015. The unnamed elderly man is only the seventh recorded case of the virus. Read more.