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Drug-Resistant Bacteria Is Found in Chimpanzees

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Chimpanzees in African sanctuaries harbor human strains of the bacterium Staphylococcus aureus, according to a new paper in The American Journal of Primatology.
Chimpanzees carry their own strains of staph, but scientists worry that some human strains are particularly pathogenic and could be harmful if spread to wild chimpanzees.

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