Studies find Zika in wild monkeys but not in domesticated animals in South America

The human strain of the Zika virus has been found in South American monkeys, according to research presented at a gathering of the American Society for Microbiology Biothreats. However, the virus is not harbored in cattle, chickens, pigs, frogs, rabbits, sparrows or goats, according to a report in the Journal of Vector-Borne & Zoonotic Diseases.Science News (2/8),  Homeland Preparedness News (2/14)


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