Researchers in Canada and the US say they found the coronavirus in swine tissue about two weeks after infection. Photo: Bloomberg Researchers in Canada and the US say they found the coronavirus in swine tissue about two weeks after infection. Photo: Bloomberg
Researchers in Canada and the US say they found the coronavirus in swine tissue about two weeks after infection. Photo: Bloomberg

Pigs can be infected with coronavirus, Canadian-US study finds

  • Findings challenge conclusions from previous research that swine could not contract the pathogen that causes Covid-19
  • Investigation prompted by similarities between key protein receptor in pig and human cells

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Researchers in Canada and the US say they found the coronavirus in swine tissue about two weeks after infection. Photo: Bloomberg Researchers in Canada and the US say they found the coronavirus in swine tissue about two weeks after infection. Photo: Bloomberg
Researchers in Canada and the US say they found the coronavirus in swine tissue about two weeks after infection. Photo: Bloomberg
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