jelly – To ensure that the pet monkey population free of infectious germs of malaria parasites, the Department of Wildlife and National Parks (Wildlife) took blood samples 50 animals at the Kampung Bukit Ipoh said here yesterday.
The operation was conducted with the Veterinary Department and the Ministry of Health.
Bacteria carrying the malaria parasite by monkeys can cause human death. It occurs when the mosquito vectors bite animal parasites then attack and bite humans.Wildlife Chief District Jelly, Mohd. Ismail Awang said earlier, the ministry has been directed by the State Wildlife Department to dispose of all species of wild monkeys in the jungle as they were found carrying malaria. “So, the operation today (yesterday) is to ensure there are no monkeys, pet monkeys infected with this disease. ” In this joint operation, the task of Wildlife is holding the monkey- monkeys so that blood samples may be taken by officials from the Ministry of Health before being given to the Veterinary Department to evaluate the blood sample, “he told Kosmo! when found in the operation.
- Monkey blood samples