Wild Florida Monkeys Could Pass Herpes To People, Researchers Warn

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Human cases of the virus have been rare, with about documented worldwide, and there have been no known transmissions of it to people from wild rhesus macaques in Florida or elsewhere. However, the researchers say the issue has not been thoroughly stu.d..RELATED Wild monkeys Florida family. In humans, the virus causes a devastating brain disease that, if left untreated, is deadly about percent of the time. According to the CDC, only people have contracted the disease since and there hasn t been a single case documented from wild .There have been no known transmissions of it to people from wild rhesus macaques in Florida or elsewhere. But even so, the results of the study prompted researchers from the universities of Florida and Washington to warn Florida s wildlife agency that the infected monkeys should be considered a public .Researchers found that some rhesus macaques in Silver Springs State Park have the virus in their saliva and other bodily fluids and could spread the disease, the Associated Press reported. Up to percent of Florida s wild macaques may be actively excreting the virus, according to the researchers from the universities of .







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