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Simian Foamy Viruses Readily Occur Between Humans And Macaques In Urban Bangladesh
2013-09-04 13:11:30

An international research team has been examining transmission of a virus from monkeys to humans in Bangladesh, one of the world's most densely populated countries.

Swab Technique Spots Tuberculosis In Non-human Primates
2012-06-25 10:16:35

TB infections, a serious threat to monkeys and apes, previously had been difficult to detect

2005-12-13 14:35:00

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Long-tailed macaques used as performance monkeys in Indonesia are sometimes infected with viruses that could cross the species barrier and infect humans, investigators report.

2005-07-13 15:10:00

Scientists have identified the first reported case in Asia of primate-to-human transmission of simian foamy virus (SFV), a retrovirus found in macaques and other primates that so far has not been shown to cause disease in humans.


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