Leprosy in wild chimpanzees

Leprosy in wild chimpanzees

Nature, Published online: 13 October 2021; doi:10.1038/s41586-021-03968-4

Monitoring of western chimpanzee populations in Guinea-Bissau and Côte d’Ivoire reveals the presence of rare and different genotypes of Mycobacterium leprae, suggesting greater circulation in wild animals than previously thought.
Source: Nature