Latest Simian foamy virus Stories
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.
TB infections, a serious threat to monkeys and apes, previously had been difficult to detect
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.
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.