Zoo Atlanta Will Vaccinate Gorillas After Testing Positive For COVID-19


Zoo Atlanta says it will be vaccinating its gorilla population, after some tested positive for COVID-19.

  • The zoo says several western lowland gorillas were tested after showing symptoms such as "coughing, nasal discharge, and minor changes in appetite".
  • They believe the gorillas were infected by a zoo worker who tested positive for COVID-19 despite being fully vaccinated.
  • The gorillas are currently receiving monoclonal antibody treatments and will soon get a special vaccine made for animals.
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