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Study says Trained Dogs Can Identify COVID-19 – WebMD

Studies show that with some training, dogs may be able to sniff out and identify people who are infected with the coronavirus.

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July 30, 2020 — After some training, dogs may be able to sniff out and identify people who are infected with the coronavirus, according to a new study published in the journal BMC Infectious Diseases.
Eight dogs, which are part of the German Armed Forces, were trained for a week to detect the virus in samples of saliva. Then they were given more than 1,000 infected and non-infected samples and were able to detect 94% of cases. They correctly identified 157 positive samples and 792 negative sam…

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