Chile police train dogs to sniff out COVID-19 patients

The dogs are being trained to detect carriers of COVID-19 by identifying a smell metabolic changes cause in their body.

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    A new, simple and reportedly 95-percent accurate method of detecting carriers of COVID-19 is expected to make its debut in Chile.

    Police dogs there are being trained to identify people who are infected, even in the earliest stages of the disease.

    Al Jazeera’s Lucia Newman reports from Santiago, Chile.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera News


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