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Thousands of monkeys are dying from yellow fever in Brazil – UPI.com

March 22 (UPI) — Yellow fever, a viral disease transmitted by mosquitoes, is spreading through Brazil, infecting and killing both monkeys and humans.According to the latest reports from local scientists, several thousand monkeys — most of them howler monkeys — have been killed by the virus since the outbreak began in late 2016.Significant portions of the Brazilian rainforest are without a single howler monkey, researchers say.

Source: Thousands of monkeys are dying from yellow fever in Brazil – UPI.com

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