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Nine great apes become first non-human primates vaccinated for COVID-19

Monday, March 8th, 2021

Nine great apes at the San Diego Zoo – four orangutans and five bonobos – made veterinary history in recent weeks as the world’s first non-human primates known to be vaccinated against COVID-19, zoo officials said on Thursday. One of the recipients was a 28-year-old female Sumatran orangutan named Karen, who had garnered headlines at Read more