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Tourist selfies risk passing deadly viruses onto critically endangered orangutans

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Phys.org

Publication Date
2021-12-08

COVID-19 not only affects humans; our closest relatives, the great apes, are also at risk. A team of experts, including Oxford Brookes University researchers say that jungle trekkers could be risking the lives of Critically Endangered species of orangutans, by passing on human viruses like COVID-19.

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https://phys.org/news/2021-12-tourist-selfies-deadly-viruses-critically.html