UCalgary-led study calls for measures to protect primate populations from humans

Non-human primates could be highly susceptible to infection by SARS-CoV-2 the novel coronavirus causing COVID-19 according to a newly published study in the scientific journal Communications Biology, conducted by researchers at the University of Calgary and New York University. This potential risk is of concern to primatologists around the world working with wild and captive primates.

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