Bravo, a Labrador Retriever, sits in front of a sample of human sweat after detecting the COVID-19 coronavirus at a mobile canine unit in Bangkok, Thailand, Thursday, June 17, 2021. Thailand has deployed a canine virus detection squad to help provide a fast and effective way of identifying people with COVID-19 as the country faces a surge in cases, with clusters found in several crowded slum communities and large markets. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)

Woof woof: Thailand’s virus sniffer dogs to detect COVID19 in communities

Thailand’s dog virus-detecting squad are ready for their close up. Posing at a photo-opportunity organised by the Faculty of Veterinary Science at Bangkok’s Chulalongkorn University, they are demonstrating how they…

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Bobby the K9 retriever dog sniffs sweat samples, in order to detect the Covid-19 coronavirus through volatile organic compounds, at the Faculty of Veterinary Science in Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok on May 21, 2021. (Photo by Lillian SUWANRUMPHA / AFP)

Dogs can detect SARS-CoV-2

Dogs can be trained to detect more than 90 percent of Covid-19 infections even when patients are asymptomatic, according to research published Monday, which authors hope could help replace the…

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Trained sniffer dogs to be sent to airport to detect asymptomatic COVID-19 cases

Sniffer dogs, specially trained to detect people infected with COVID-19 who do not exhibit symptoms, will soon be sent to international airports and seaports to help identify asymptomatic cases among…

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