Tag: leprosy

Scientists baffled after leprosy found in chimpanzees for first time

November 13, 2020
Wild chimpanzees in Western Africa have been found with leprosy for the first time ever — and now scientists are struggling to get to the root of the infectious disease that’s mostly found in humans. The baffling discovery was made in several chimps at Cantanhez National Park in Guinea-Bissau, and in another more than a