Concerns pet cats can infect their human owners following research into a suspected transmission in Thailand. Photo: Shutterstock
Concerns pet cats can infect their human owners following research into a suspected transmission in Thailand. Photo: Shutterstock

Thai cat with Covid suspected to have infected human

  • Scientists describe a case in which a female veterinary surgeon was infected with the virus while treating a cat in the southern city of Songkhla
  • The case underscores the need to isolate animals at home in the event of an infection, because virus can move between species, doctor says

Concerns pet cats can infect their human owners following research into a suspected transmission in Thailand. Photo: Shutterstock
Concerns pet cats can infect their human owners following research into a suspected transmission in Thailand. Photo: Shutterstock
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