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Chimpanzees can catch the “common cold” from humans—and it can kill them
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, science
A spate of sudden deaths among a community of chimpanzees in Uganda was caused by the common cold, passed on by humans. A group of scientists investigating a 2013 outbreak in Kibale National Park discovered that a human cold virus was responsible for the deaths of five chimps out of a community of 56. Releasing… read more


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