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Monkeys acquire MRSA from humans

Many deadly diseases that afflict humans were originally acquired through our contact with animals. But pathogens can also jump the species barrier to move from humans to animals: a new study shows that green monkeys in The Gambia acquired Staphylococcus aureus from humans. But there's more. Genetic analysis showed the monkeys have acquired S. aureus strains from [...]

August 19th, 2016|Health, News|0 Comments