Epidemiology & Infection, 14 August 2018

Eduardo Massad, Mônica Manir Miguel and Francisco Antonio Bezerra Coutinho


Although it may seem strange at first sight, it is thought that vaccinating monkeys as a public health strategy could theoretically eliminate the infection among non-human primates, interrupting the virus circulation (or significantly reducing it) and therefore reducing the risk of spilling over to the human population.

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