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Troop Of Monkeys Run Away With COVID-19 Samples Of Patients, Triggering Panic

In what can be a unique of it’s kind and also tense event a troop of monkeys ran away with samples of COVID-19 suspects. The incident has come to light from Uttar Pradesh’s Meerut region. A video of the incident is going viral on social media.

As per reports, a troop of monkeys attacked a lab technician from Meerut Medical College carrying the samples. The monkeys snatched the 3 samples from his hand and ran away. The incident occurred on the premises of the college itself. The samples couldn’t be recovered from the monkeys. In the video, the monkey is seen chewing the samples.

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Doctors however collected the samples of the 3 patients again. However, what has led to the tension is the fear among locals. There is a fear that the virus (in case the sample tests positive) can spread through the samples. Further, the studies have shown that the monkey is not immune to COVID-19.

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Though reports of some animals contacting the virus have come no monkey has fallen prey to it. Some studies show that if a monkey infected by the virus survives then he develops immunity against the virus. As per doctors, monkeys are regular offenders and such incidents have occurred in the past.

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