Seminole, Florida -- The rhesus macaque that was on the loose for more than two years in Pinellas County has tested positive for Herpes B.
The monkey was captured last month, after it attacked a St. Petersburg woman.
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission confirmed to 10 News that the monkey has tested positive for the infectious disease.
An earlier report that the monkey had Hepatitis B was incorrect.
The health department has been notified and officials want to get the word out to anyone who may have been in contact with the monkey before its capture.
The woman who was attacked by the monkey was also notified. She had earlier undergone multiple shots for rabies, herpes and Hepatitis C...
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