VICE News gets rare access to Europe’s largest primate testing facility, the Biomedical Primate Research Center (BPRC) in the Netherlands, where scientists try to find cures for the worst human diseases, while claiming to provide unparalleled care for the monkeys in the hope they live the most animal friendly life before and during testing.
Once selected, inside the laboratories, monkeys are shaved, anesthetized, and experimented on for research purposes.
Yet the center remains controversial. Protestors gather regularly in front of its gates and there are calls in the Dutch parliament to close the site and switch to alternatives for testing on primates.
But as the BPRC explains to VICE News, modern science isn't there yet. In the meantime, it still uses about 200 monkeys a year for a slew of experiments to find cures, and even replacements for primate testing in the future.
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You dont understand dear, i dont hate animals, im just explaining facts to you, search on google and you will understand..
I think that you hate animals, with that stupid statement of "why dont experiment on rats?" rats are animals too
Hahahaha... No dear, monkeys have overpopulation on certain countries, in some parts of Asia they are trated like rats/pests and they share certain dna with humans, thats why they use macaques for those experiments
This is brutal and savage, but it is necessary for the better of mankind. The people who are doing this research are trying to find an alternative to harming monkeys, and I hope that they succeed so that we do not have to continue to harm these innocent creatures. But in the mean time, there are diseases that need to be cured and we must press on, even if it means sacrificing more of these animals.
Humans are the monsters not animals. These poor babies, taken from their natural habitats, bred for scientific purposes. Murderers, that’s what you are. You’re not different from the other humans in cells rotting away that have killed others.
This is entirely messed up the way we treat animals is so wrong I refuse to use any products that come from animals. We live in a world that we expect immediate satisfaction we are lazy. Why can’t we do things ourselves why can’t we be humane why do we need such materialistic items why can’t we just be happy and thankful for what we have. God did put animals on this earth for us to eat but he did not put them on this earth to be tortured and slaughter. And some may say they are going to die anyway you could say the same thing about us it’s how we live our lives that matter. This is no way to live a life. This is cruel and selfish. This needs to end.
Cruel money grubbing bastards. Vaccines are a scam. Don't give me the bs that they saved millions of lives...look up the fact there is an adverse vaccine compensation board, semi hidden from the public in the US, as well as many western countries, which has documentedly paid out many billions of dollars for adverse vaccine reaction events, including death and paralysis, in children as well as humans. The poisonous adjuvants and toxic ingredients, and the fact that western governments have agreed to take away the legal immunity of the vaccine manufacturers from any liablity should wake anybody up from their slumber. See the documentary series called 'The Truth About Vaccines" by Ty Bullinger.
And look the murder of holistic practitioners at alarming numbers, in the last 2-3 years, simply because they discovered a way around treating disease Big Pharma's nutty way, and decided to use natural, drug/free vaccine free medicine, successfully! Dr. Bradstreet and his few colleagues were murdered because they were successfully treating and reversing autism without any vaccines or any of Big Pharma's crippling methods. The God of the Bible, Yahweh, is a God of justice. And his justice cannot sleep forever!
Ok, this is terrible but understandable.
Before you libtards say anything think about this.
These medications and diseases have to be tested on someone or something.
And here's the sad truth, EVERYONE AND EVERYTHING is selfish.
For us humans, our race is far above any other race, but same goes for monkeys. They care more about other monkeys than about is.
Also, think about this, if you're driving a car you're probably using fossil fuels, which actually come from dead animals that died milions of years ago.
idk why ppl are freaking ...
1. these monkeys deserve to die they completely ruined crops & other farming commodities in 3rd world countries ... google it ....they cause millions in damage every year
2. they are good subject to study cuz this imp.. monkeys have most amazing bloods in whole animal kingdom it can resist most virus better than anyone .. so good for research
3. think for a sec the vaccines and meds you have today exist cuz of these monkeys .. no monkeys = no human
DID HUMAN VANISH WITHOUT MODERN MEDICINE BEFORE IT WAS DEVELOPED?
What has eventually happened...Humans have only grown in number, devastated the resources. I don't think HUMANS have progressed, It has only progressed in making itself comfortable at cost of others and yet hadn't achieved anything. DISEASES are natural processes by which Nature maintains a balance.
This is disgusting. Absolutely horrible. I cannot BELIEVE why anyone would ever do this to innocent lives no matter what species they are. I am heartbroken and outraged by this torture and cruelty towards life forms that are just like us if not more intelligent. Although Monkeys and other animals might not know EXACTLY what it happening to them, they are not oblivious to pain and depression and suffering. Just because other species are not humans, that doesn’t mean that they are inferior or that what they are doing is not wrong. We must rise up and fight this to save monkeys and other animals that know nothing more than pain and cruelty. Most of these animals don’t even know what their mother’s touch is like. Doctors strive for new medicines, but no matter what we do, the world still evolves and changes and natural selection takes its place. We are unable to cure everything so until we all realize this truth, animal testing a will continue and mass genocides will be committed, matching, if not surpassing, the tortured of millions of people in concentration and work camps. We must stop this and we must continue to fight this in hopes of opening the eyes of our world and better the lives of all.
Here's an alternative; instead of aborting unwanted human babies, they could be brought to term, then used for medical research. The results would be much more accurate because of experimenting on the same species. This would relieve the mothers of a
detrimemetal financial burdon, in fact they could be remunerated as a means to relieve their poverty.