A New Anthrax-Like Disease Is Killing Animals in Africa — TIME

It started with what seemed to be an ordinary dead chimpanzee. But when Fabian Leendertz, head of epidemiology and highly pathogenic microorganisms at the Robert Koch Institute in Germany, and his colleagues did an autopsy on the monkey in 2001, they found that the pathogen likely responsible for the chimp’s death contained fragments similar to…

via A New Anthrax-Like Disease Is Killing Animals in Africa — TIME

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