A sniffer dog in Germany. File photo: Reuters
A sniffer dog in Germany. File photo: Reuters

Sniffer dogs can detect coronavirus from 15 other pathogens, Germany study says

  • Dogs, with their extraordinary sense of smell, have been put to use in some public spaces such as airports during the pandemic to help reduce infections
  • Sniffer dogs do not smell the virus itself, but volatile organic compounds that are produced during metabolic processes after a virus infection, researchers say

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A sniffer dog in Germany. File photo: Reuters
A sniffer dog in Germany. File photo: Reuters
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