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Trained dogs highly accurate at identifying Covid-19 infections, study shows


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Dogs could replace temperature and infrared scanners at Covid-19 screening points. A new study shows that dogs can be trained to identify the coronavirus, even when people are asymptomatic. The dogs are more than 90% accurate, the study says. Socks and face masks from 200 people who tested positive for Covid-19 were collected by researchers from the London School of Tropical Medicine and used to train 6 dogs to identify the smell of the chemical compounds from a Covid-19 patient. Using the dogs in addition to PCR tests at screening checkpoints, like at airports, can lead to a 2.24% lower […]

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