What is Alaskapox? Everything you need to know after elderly man becomes first to die from little-known virus

What is Alaskapox? Everything you need to know after elderly man becomes first to die from little-known virus

What is Alaskapox? Everything you need to know after elderly man becomes first to die from little-known virus - The immunocompromised man died in late January, officials revealed last week - Known as AKPV, Alaskapox was first discovered by scientists in Alaska in 2015 - READ MORE: How your pet CAT is a major harbourer of deadly diseases An elderly man has become the first ever recorded patient to die from Alaskapox – smallpox's little-known cousin. Just seven cases of …