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Monkeys shipped from Africa, housed in room F of the hazelton research primate quarantine unit( the monkey house) started to die. At first the suspected cause of death was simian hemorrhagic fever SHF we found out later that this diagnosis was very wrong

How could they make such a big mistake

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Mistakes with viruses can easily be made, especially in terms of viruses that people know little about. Research, viruses, and diagnosis change all the time. Many viruses share the same symptoms. As time goes on, research makes leaps and bounds. Unfortunately, new viruses appear all the time.