Gorilla treated with antibodies recovering from Covid, says US zoo

Washington (AFP) – An elderly gorilla was recovering from a serious case of Covid-19 after he was treated with cutting-edge synthetic antibodies, the San Diego Zoo said Monday. Veterinarians are now identifying which animals to inject with the zoo’s limited supply of vaccines. Winston, 48, was one of several gorillas among the San Diego Zoo Safari Park’s troop who were confirmed positive for the virus on January 11, based on fecal samples. It was the first known case of natural transmission of the virus to great apes, and was suspected to have occurred because of contact with an asymptomatic s…

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