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Fairbanks, Alaska: Two additional ‘Alaskapox’ Cases This Summer

Submitted by qobryan on September 15, 2021 - 10:48 AM

Two people in Fairbanks Alaska presented at an urgent care facility with lesions that look like orthopox, and further review indicated that the two cases appear to be unrelated, with no evidence that they had contact with one another or that they visited common locations, with the exception of wilderness areas surrounding their homes. Sequencing of this virus proved to be similar to Alaskapox sequences that occurred in the recent past.

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