The Malinois shepherd dogs put in near flawless performances in the coronavirus sniffing test. Photo: Handout The Malinois shepherd dogs put in near flawless performances in the coronavirus sniffing test. Photo: Handout
The Malinois shepherd dogs put in near flawless performances in the coronavirus sniffing test. Photo: Handout

Belgian shepherd dogs trained to sniff out coronavirus score top marks in armpit odour tests

  • Eight Malinois achieve 83 to 100 per cent success rate in experiments by French researchers
  • Dogs’ diagnoses even lead to two ‘healthy’ subjects being retested and found positive for the pathogen

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
The Malinois shepherd dogs put in near flawless performances in the coronavirus sniffing test. Photo: Handout The Malinois shepherd dogs put in near flawless performances in the coronavirus sniffing test. Photo: Handout
The Malinois shepherd dogs put in near flawless performances in the coronavirus sniffing test. Photo: Handout
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