▶ First death from ‘Alaskapox’ in US: how dangerous is this disease? | EXPLAINED – Science

For the first time, a person has died from ‘Alaska pox’. The US Department of Health made this this month known. But what exactly is Alaska pox? How do you get it? What complaints do you get? How dangerous is this disease that first appeared on the radar of scientists and doctors only a few years ago? And should we also be careful in our country? Science expert Martijn Peters answers five questions in this HLN explains podcast.