Health and Medicine

Coronavirus: Monkeys ‘escape with COVID-19 samples’ after attacking lab assistant

The Animal Liberation Front folks would be proud.

This is like the scened from “The Wizard of Oz” where Margaret Hamilton’s “Wicked Witch” character unleashes her monkey army.

By Richard Williams

Sky News

A macaque monkey, with an offspring clutching onto its torso, balances between two power lines above a parking lot in downtown New Delhi

A gang of monkeys attacked a laboratory assistant and escaped with a batch of coronavirus blood test samples, it has been reported.

The bizarre incident saw the troop of primates launch their assault near Meerut Medical College in Delhi, India.

According to local media, the animals then snatched COVID-19 blood test samples that had been taken from three patients and fled.


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