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Dozens of groups of scientists are racing to develop animal “models” in an attempt to develop COVID-19 vaccines and treatments, without success.
From mice to monkeys, scientists still haven't found an animal that mimics COVID-19 symptoms in humans
5 May 2020
A Chinese ban on the sale of wild animals has frozen the export of monkeys used for research. This measure aims to prevent future outbreaks, but some researchers are seeing it as a new obstacle in the fight against the pandemic.
Chinese wildlife ban freezes export of test monkeys when demand was increasing due to COVID-19-related research
9 April 2020
No animal, human or non-human, wants to spend their life in captivity, being poked, prodded, and tested on for the benefit of human beings.
Harvard Law Clinic urges USDA to improve the lives of 100,000 research animals
15 November 2019
Researchers reprogrammed human cells before injecting them in the monkey embryo
Controversial research ahead of ethical debate to create human-monkey chimera
3 August 2019
Early one February morning, researchers harvest six eggs from a female rhesus macaque—one of 4000 monkeys chirping and clucking in a massive outdoor complex of metal cages here at the Yunnan Key Laboratory of Primate Biomedical Research.
China is investing massively in the genetic modification of monkeys and other animals, while link to human diseases is tenuous
2 August 2019
Enbi, a four-year-old male orangutan, dressed in a Santa Claus outfit for a Christmas performance in Seoul, South Korea.
6 Reasons monkeys should never be pets
5 June 2019
The illicit great ape trade involves a fusion of brutality and financial sophistication.
To tackle great ape trafficking, follow the money, report says
29 January 2019