3-Month-Old Baby Bitten by Macaques in Phang Nga, Still on Ventilator

Macaque eating on a tree in Southern Thailand

Macaque eating on a tree in Southern Thailand. Photo: Thailand News.

PHANG-NGA, Nov 15 (TNA) – The surgery went well for a 3-month-old infant who was bitten by a crab-eating macaques, but the child still requires a ventilator.

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The medical team acknowledges this as the first case where a child as young as 3 months old has been bitten by macaques to the extent of fracturing the skull and puncturing the brain tissue.

The incident involved a 3-month-old boy living on Maipai Island in Muang District, Phang Nga.

Full story: tna.mcot.net


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