Sniffer dogs could cut Covid-19 testing lines at airports, study shows
Growing evidence suggests that canines can identify patients like they sniff out bombs or drugs
Covid-19-sniffing dogs could be used to detect the coronavirus at ports of entry, potentially reducing long waits at testing lines and strengthening efforts to contain transmission, according to a UK study.
Two dogs could accurately scan 300 aircraft passengers in about half an hour as part of a rapid screening strategy, scientists from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine said in research published on Monday. Then only the people selected by the dogs would need to undergo a PCR test...
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