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Taronga Zoo wishes to reassure the public that extensive testing has found there are no animals or staff at Taronga Zoo currently identified with infectious tuberculosis.

After the discovery of a chimp with tuberculosis infection in September 2011, Taronga Zoo moved quickly to ensure the wellbeing and safety of the zoo’s guests, staff and animals.

A working group including representatives from NSW Health has advised there is no ongoing risk of being exposed to tuberculosis by visiting the zoo.

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