Health
2020-09-25T08:00:02+00:00

Helsinki airport tests usage of sniffer dogs to detect Covid-19

Helsinki airport tests usage of sniffer dogs to detect Covid-19
Archive picture from 2017 Credit: unsplash.com / CDC

In a pilot scheme four trained sniffer dogs have started working at Helsinki airport to detect Covid-19 infected passengers.

During preliminary university tests the dogs were able to identify the virus with almost 100% accuracy, even days before patients developed symptoms.

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