Can dogs sniff out COVID-19 patients?
COVID-19 Dog Influenza

Can dogs sniff out COVID-19 patients?

Endre Szvetnik
Endre Szvetnik

British researchers are launching a trial to find out if trained dogs can identify COVID-19 patients. Earlier research proved that dogs can pick up odours that contain signatures of cancers, Alzheimer’s disease and even smells signalling infection by influenza viruses.

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