Scientists See Leprosy in Wild Chimpanzees for the First Time

An ancient disease in humans seems to have jumped the species barrier to one of our closest primate cousins. On Wednesday, researchers detailed finding cases of leprosy among two separate groups of chimpanzees in West Africa—the first ever documented among wild chimps. The origin of these outbreaks is unknown, but…

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