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Monkeys Steal Coronavirus Patient Blood Samples From Lab and ran away

huffpost: It sounds bananas, but authorities in India say a troop of monkeys attacked a medical official and stole blood samples belonging to patients who had tested positive for the coronavirus.

Earlier this week, a lab technician at a state-run medical college in Meerut was walking across campus when some rhesus macaques converged on him.

The monkeys then snatched away blood samples that the lab tech was carrying that came from four COVID-19 patients who are undergoing treatment, according to Reuters.

Eyewitnesses reported seeing a monkey chewing on one of the sample collection kits while sitting at the top of a tree, according to India.com.

In addition, the monkeys left parts of the stolen kits scattered on the ground, concerning local officials.

Dr. S. K. Garg, an official at the college where the monkey attack occurred, told Reuters he wasn’t sure if the monkeys might contract the coronavirus if they have come into contact with infected blood.

“No evidence has been found that monkeys can contract the infection,” Garg said.

SkyNews reports that since lockdown measures were imposed two months ago in the area, monkeys have been congregating in places that are normally crowded with humans.

However, some observers believe that many of the primates are struggling because the human food they normally consume has been severely reduced.

Naturally, Twitter users went ape for the story.

Source: Published by huffpost

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Adepoju oluwapelumi
Adepoju oluwapelumi
1 month ago

How is that possible?

Fatima Abdullahi
Fatima Abdullahi
1 month ago

What were they they doing before the monkey escape away with corona virus

Mohammed Nma Madiwu
Mohammed Nma Madiwu
1 month ago

Hnmm lol this is funy news OK how doe’s this happen?

Daniel Ntichika
Daniel Ntichika
1 month ago

Dis is crazy… Shud dis b believable??

Gideon
Gideon
1 month ago

That is not ordinary the should do more check up on it

Oghenekome Sylvester
Oghenekome Sylvester
1 month ago

This is weird! Are they hungry monkeys or trained monkeys? This is not a coincidence

Adewole olatunde samuel
Adewole olatunde samuel
1 month ago

this is funny. monkeys can steal any thing

Victor Destiny
Victor Destiny
1 month ago

This is serious and what could have made those monkeys still blood samples. Those monkeys are not normal monkeys😁

Esther Areo
Esther Areo
1 month ago

Impossible ,a monkey cannot steal it and runaway free in 9ja

Josbisco
Josbisco
1 month ago

Is not possible

Idris yayah
Idris yayah
1 month ago

Lwkmd, i smell some lie here.

Idris yayah
Idris yayah
1 month ago

Lwkmd,i smell some lie here.

Chetachi Nwabueze
Chetachi Nwabueze
1 month ago

Now that’s very hilarious!😂😂😂

Nwawuba Emmanuel Chibueze
Nwawuba Emmanuel Chibueze
1 month ago

Thats serious, wonders will never end

Alex winters
Alex winters
1 month ago

That’s hilarious….. They have to quarantine the whole area and disinfect thoroughly

Omenogor Lucky
Omenogor Lucky
1 month ago

What has this world turn into, what is going on.

Olawumi olasupo
Olawumi olasupo
1 month ago

Unbelievable

Felicia Moses
Felicia Moses
1 month ago

How is that possible, how did they enter d lab

PEDRO
PEDRO
1 month ago

This is Nigeria anything is possible

Atte
Atte
1 month ago

Certainly the test result were not well guarded, otherwise how could it have been possible the monkeys to snatch and chew them while being aware of wild monkeys in the street of India.

ikechukwu
ikechukwu
1 month ago

this is really bad what will the monkey do with such deadly.disease,hmmm there is trouble

Chukwuka Obiosa
Chukwuka Obiosa
1 month ago

This is so funny so its not only in Nigeria that animal does funny things

Tosin ogunsuyi
Tosin ogunsuyi
1 month ago

This is very strange

ojelabi babatunde
ojelabi babatunde
1 month ago

that sound strange……

Emeghurhie Peter
Emeghurhie Peter
1 month ago

How can a monkey attack human and steal the blood of covid 19 patient…does the monkey come with gun ?

AREO Abiodun
AREO Abiodun
1 month ago

This is cause by carelessness and insecurities purpose

Stephen Izebhokhale
Stephen Izebhokhale
1 month ago

The monkeys probably have a patient down with Coronavirus and wanted to compare the blood samples for conclusion

Ndumnwere Chima
Ndumnwere Chima
1 month ago

This is unbelievable and humorous.
Whay on earth do Monkeys need covid-19 samples for?

ADEGOKE ADEKUNLE MICHAEL
ADEGOKE ADEKUNLE MICHAEL
1 month ago

Monkey with their attitude

Uzomacomfort
Uzomacomfort
1 month ago

2020 and its unusual stories. How can ordinary monkey attack a whole where human being was and escaped with a lab. It is well

ogunjemiyo Akinlami
ogunjemiyo Akinlami
1 month ago

So funny,monkeys are are hungry too,they should find the monkey and do convid19 test for it o..lol

Ayodeji Adeniyi
Ayodeji Adeniyi
1 month ago

Animals are also a thief in Nigeria today

Ogwu E. Moses
Ogwu E. Moses
1 month ago

That’s serious

Onafuwa Oluwasheyi Oladipo
Onafuwa Oluwasheyi Oladipo
1 month ago

That’s serious oooo…. Thank God there has never been any clinical prove that monkeys can contract the virus through blood samples

Obiezu Emmanuel Onyedikachi
Obiezu Emmanuel Onyedikachi
1 month ago

This is very funny. Monkey came and took it away just like that. There is something that India are not telling us

Ajagbe Olufemi
Ajagbe Olufemi
1 month ago

Wonders shall never end. End time is here

Stanley Raphael
Stanley Raphael
1 month ago

Nigeria,home of lies

Justus iwu
Justus iwu
1 month ago

This animals are too funny.now monkey snatch blood sample for covid-19 patient this one is ok not after they will tell us snake swallow billions of naira nawaoo

Nnorom Nzenwa
Nnorom Nzenwa
1 month ago

Hmm! Wonders shall never ceases to occur

Emmanuel Aso otisi
Emmanuel Aso otisi
1 month ago

What were the medical practitioners doing when the monkey went away with the blood samples, somethings should be take for granted

John Orobosa
John Orobosa
1 month ago

Sounds really funny.

Lokrit yilchini gomper
Lokrit yilchini gomper
1 month ago

This monkeys can be mistyrious atimes, this could be true.

Olaleye Hassan olalekan
Olaleye Hassan olalekan
1 month ago

People and lies
We go soon settle the matter

OLADELE SODIQ
OLADELE SODIQ
1 month ago

How is that possible, there is no security at the health center

Olayinka Njoku
Olayinka Njoku
1 month ago

It’s so funny…it sounds like a movie in Hollywood.

Wasiu Hakeem
Wasiu Hakeem
1 month ago

😂😂😂wonder shall never end

Ekigho Grace
Ekigho Grace
1 month ago

This is very serious and strange too

Olalekan Ogunlowo
Olalekan Ogunlowo
1 month ago

I can’t even stop laughing here. I’m sure all the monkeys in India will soon be infected.

Maureen Eric
Maureen Eric
1 month ago

How did the monkey gain access to the lab. This is impossible

Pablo chidiebere
Pablo chidiebere
1 month ago

Funny What a crazy world