That seems to be the general consensus when it comes to companion animals and COVID-19. Reports that a dog in Hong Kong repeatedly tested “weak positive” for the COVID-19 virus fueled worldwide concern that pets could indeed get the new superbug. While that concern appears to be groundless (at least so far), it does raise a question.
As many as half of human healthcare workers don’t remove personal protective equipment (PPE) correctly, according to a 2015 study from the University of Wisconsin.
This week: Treating COVID-19 in people with a drug developed for cats, seizure-prone dogs may have tells, and London cat’s evening stroll ends with armed police and helicopter.
Minks at fur farms in Utah have tested positive for SARS-CoV-2, marking the first time the virus has been found in minks in the US.