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Monkey B virus causes first human death in China; what it is and what are its symptoms

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By FP Staff  

July 20, 2021 06:49:01 IST

As the world grapples with the coronavirus pandemic, a new infection has been reported in China. A Beijing-based veterinary surgeon was infected with the virus after he dissected two dead monkeys in early March, according to China CDC Weekly.

The 53-year-old male vet, who worked for an institution researching on non-human primates, showed early-onset symptoms of nausea and vomiting, a month after he dissected two dead monkeys in early March, the state-run Global Times reported on Saturday, citing English Platform of Chinese Centre for Disease Control and Prevention.

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