Consequences of Non-Intervention for Infectious Disease in African Great Apes

African Ape Infectious disease has recently joined poaching and habitat loss as a major threat to African apes. A study published in PLoS ONE explores both the risk of disease to African apes, and the status of potential interventions.

Consequences of Non-Intervention for Infectious Disease in African Great Apes
Sadie J. Ryan and Peter D. Walsh
PLoS ONE, 6(12): e29030, 2011

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Following is a sample of the media coverage of this study:
Futurity: To battle disease, apes may need vaccines

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Posted on February 7, 2012