Support the news

Report Says A 5th Monkey Died In Harvard Program

This article is more than 7 years old.

Reports from federal investigators reveal that it's actually five monkeys from Harvard's primate research program that have died in the past two years — not four, as previously believed.

Four monkeys have died at Harvard's New England Primate Research Center in Southborough.

But federal inspection reports (PDF) indicate that another monkey died on the Harvard Medical School campus from an anesthesia overdose in July.

This program aired on March 2, 2012. The audio for this program is not available.

+Join the discussion
TwitterfacebookEmail

Support the news