Francis S. Collins, M.D., Ph.D.,: Release the Rockville 15 to a chimpanzee sanctuary
Nature, the international weekly journal of science covers our campaign
Jul 9, 2012 — Great news! "Nature" the international weekly journal of science covers our campaign. In the article they state, "Researchers at the NIH’s National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) and the Food and Drug Administration have used the juvenile chimpanzees to study hepatitis C and malaria, as well as other causes of human infection, such as respiratory syncytial virus and norovirus. But now the NIH’s demand for ready access to chimpanzees is on the wane as the scientists who relied on them retire and social and political pressures against their use grow."
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