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Coronavirus: Dogs trained to sniff out COVID-19

Trials are going ahead to see if dogs could provide a non-invasive way of detecting the coronavirus.

Six dogs – labradors and cocker spaniels – will be given samples of the odour of COVID-19 patients from London hospitals, and taught to distinguish their smell from that of people who are not infected.

The British government has allocated £500,000 in funding for the trials, which will be part of research into possible ways to detect the virus early.

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    He is a legand

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    Ahmed Omar Abdallah Abdallah

    Busy guy

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    Awesome Creation🌍


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    first name last name

    How does the dog sniff the virus and not get infected?????????????

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    But that s putting the dog at risk since some animals tested positive to covid 19 and this will be another to issues.

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    Súdwesthoeke Bakhuster

    Netherlands has a bulldog victem of covid19

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    Awsome….I dont know why they didn't do it sooner! But I do worry about the amount of treats if there sniffing out 250 people a day? I mean they are dogs after all….what if after the 40th person they just think oh ok I'm just going to sniff sit and take my treats!

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    pets are loyal and better than the politicians and CCP.

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    This is really getting ridiculous, the more the Governments of the world push this virus, the more it's revealed as a hoax, dogs sniffing out Covid? Dumb on!

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    Ooooh 😮😮😦😦

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    If the government had sorted the testing out at the very beginning we wouldn't need these desperate measures

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    Súdwesthoeke Bakhuster

    why does this reporter say that it will only 2 years with us while another covid (HIV) is with us for 40 years, docters say that this is worse than HIV

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    What a load of nonsense, my word, people are getting dumber! virus sniffing dog LOL

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    Good idea, but I am afraid the desperation for money fake the outcome, dogs can detect a human odour. but the questions can dog detects virus, this I don't know. Is the virus has a smell? they are taken human odour, which is much different than human infected. another question what the other sample look like is it also human odour? and he can detect the infected ones. if this is the case that will be great.

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    Finally dogs are going to save us from this nightmare as humans have lost their goddam minds👍🥃✌️

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    Barking mad

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    Peter Solar channel

    I 'd never let my dog sniff any covid 19

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    Arabella Sommers

    Quite Unbelievable !

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    Have people really gotten this stupid?

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    If they train dogs to detect when someone's talking bulshit Donald Trump would be surrounded by dogs

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    샌디 너 쌋지 로트 응 카해 응 그레 해 그레

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    This is terrible. Lets expose these dogs to COVID nefore we know if they're susceptible.

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    Is there anything a dog can’t do

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    Michael Mawhinney

    I smell BULLSHIT

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    If the dogs sniff its obvious they will get the virus lol

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    can we train the dogs to sniff out bullshit ….

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    Anthony Higgins

    250 is not many compared to how many come in but better than nothing

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    Animals have a lot more sense than humans 😅

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    At least this clever doggy has a purpose…Unlike the thousands of stinking other things that soil our parks n footpaths every min of the day! 💩 💩👈 💣 💣🦠🤣

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    Some very dogmatic comments here…

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    Don't need dogs to sniff out bullshit ..

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    Is this a joke? 😂 seriously? Are we all being Punk'd?

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    He can smell David Icke"s bullshit from Equatorial Guinea.

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    This is just a joke. Like to see who getting the money for the training

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    Trump supporters stink so it wouldn't work in America because they couldn't smell past the awful stink to pick up the smell of the virus.

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    Would make sense to include the dogs in the daily Downing St briefings 🐶

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    So my labrador knew I had the mild one .🐕🦮

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    Can I have $500k to research if I can get cats to detect people that were bitten by zombies but show no symptoms yet and they are hiding the bite?

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