Published in AIDS Weekly, April 13th, 1998
Walid Heneine and colleagues at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) tested the blood of 231 lab workers who handled monkeys and found that four had become infected with monkey viruses. "These infections, they are happening, but they are not associated with any harm in these people," Heneine said in a telephone interview.
Heneine's group previously found one laboratory worker who got infected with SIV, the monkey equivalent of HIV in humans. ...
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