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Jun 2, 2021

The Washington National Primate Research Center in Seattle has been moving sick monkeys around this country for use in labs,  according to documents obtained by PETA through an open records law request. Dr.Lisa Jones Engel, a former WaNPRC employee, now PETA's senior scientific advisor for primate experimentation, has reviewed the documents and filed complaints with state and federal authorities. The documents specifically show how the WaNPRC accepted and moved infected monkeys without alerting authorities. This not only causes public health issues but also renders any science from the monkeys unusable.

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Originally released June 2, 2021