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One possibility is that they could be used at points of entry into the country, such as airports, to detect potential carriers of the virus. The dogs could also be used at testing centres, as another form of screening alongside swab tests.
More than 10 years of research gathered by Medical Detection Dogs has shown the dogs can be trained to sniff out the odour of disease at the equivalent dilution of one teaspoon of sugar in two Olympic-sized swimming pools of water.
Claire Guest, the charity's co-founder and chief executive, said she was "sure our dogs will be able to find the odour of Covid-19".
Dogs that can pinpoint the scent of COVID-19 could identify infection in people who are asymptomatic,
But using a dog as gatekeeper to entry into important parts of your life (example: your place of business) and false positive become much more problematic.
Good post. This and it should be clear to everyone that they can not expect a happy friendly bark.
originally posted by: DanDanDat
you can't even call it a waist because at least now you know you don't have the disease.