Ngamba Island chimpanzees subjected to Covid test

Veterinary doctors carry out  chimpanzee health checkups at Ngamba chimpanzee sanctuary recently. PHOTO/COURTESY 

What you need to know:

  • The testing was carried out as part of activities to mark the July 14 annual world chimpanzee day.

All chimpanzees at Ngamba chimpanzee sanctuary have been subjected to a coronavirus test to ascertain whether they didn’t contract the deadly disease from tourists who regularly visit the sanctuary island.

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