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Human-to-cat COVID transmission found –

As the number of human cases decreases, could pets reintroduce the virus to their owners?



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Two cases of human-to-cat transmission of COVID-19 have been identified by British researchers.
Scientists from the University of Glasgow found the cases of SARS-CoV-2 transmission as part of a screening program of the feline population in the UK.
The cats, of different breeds, were living in separate households and displayed mild to severe respiratory signs.
Researchers believe both pets were infected by their owners, who had COVID-19 symptoms before the cats became unwell.
The study, published…

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