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Florida wants to remove virus-excreting wild monkeys

Medical Xpress - Wed 10 Jan 18

Wildlife managers in Florida say they want to remove roaming monkeys from the state in light of a new study published Wednesday that finds some of the animals are excreting a virus that can ...

Monkeys in Florida have deadly herpes, so please don’t touch them

The Verge - Thu 11 Jan 18

If you see a monkey in Florida, don’t touch it. It seems like pretty basic advice, especially now that scientists have found that more than a quarter of these adorable, feral invaders ...

Florida man’s latest worry: Killer herpes from wild monkeys

Ars Technica - Thu 11 Jan 18

Introduced to amuse tourists, the monkeys pose a public health risk, scientists warn.

Don't Touch the Monkeys! Florida Macaques Carry Virus Lethal to Humans

Livescience - Thu 11 Jan 18

Macaques in Florida's Silver Springs State Park carry a strain of herpes that can be deadly to humans.

Florida wants to remove virus-excreting wild monkeys

Daily Mail - Wed 10 Jan 18

Wildlife managers in Florida say they want to remove roaming monkeys from the state in light of a new study that finds some of the animals are excreting a virus that can be dangerous to humans. ...

Florida is trying to get rid of dangerous, virus-excreting wild monkeys

FOXNews - Wed 10 Jan 18

ON THE SILVER RIVER, Fla. (AP) — Wildlife managers in Florida say they want to remove roaming monkeys from the state in light of a new study published Wednesday that finds some of the animals ...

Florida monkeys are excreting an infectious disease fatal to humans

Inhabitat - Thu 11 Jan 18

Non-native rhesus macaques in Florida's Silver Springs State Park have tested positive for herpes B, a potentially fatal disease that is spread through bodily fluids and may be transmissible ...