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Don't sweat it: Chilean dogs sniff out Covid-19 in early stages

Reuters

1 Aug 2020, 2:10 am

Updated 8 d ago

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CORONAVIRUS | Chilean police are training sniffer dogs to detect the coronavirus in people’s sweat at an early stage, after a similar trial in the UK showed encouraging results.

Four dogs have been selected for the initial training, a mix of labradors and golden retrievers who sport green “biodetector” jackets for their task. They are being trained at the Chilean Carabineros´ specialist training base in the capital Santiago....

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