Chimpanzees in an enclosure at Tacugama Chimpanzee Sanctuary in Sierra Leone, in November 2019. Photo: Tony Goldberg

Deadly Bacteria Discovered in Chimps Linked to Human Illness

The finding could help save chimpanzees and shed light on similar bacteria that infect people

Similar to human infections

Concern over zoonotic diseases

Independent health and science journalist, former editor-in-chief of LiveScience, writing about how we age and how to optimize your mind and body through time.

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