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CDC Researching New Virus In Fairbanks


A doctor with the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is in Fairbanks investigating the second known case of what’s been labeled Alaskapox. As KUAC’s Dan Bross reports there’s no serious public health threat, but the rarity of a new virus has prompted attention.    

Dan has been in public radio news in Alaska since 1993. He’s worked as a reporter, newscaster and talk show host at stations in McGrath, Valdez and Fairbanks. Dan’s experience includes coverage of a wide range of topics, from wolf control to the Trans-Alaska Pipeline and dog mushing.