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PHOTO PACKAGE: Coronavirus-Detecting Dogs Sniff Out Viral Threats

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Sniffer dogs around the world are being trained to detect people infected with coronavirus. This innovative measure devised in France is already developing in Russia, Finland, Germany, U.K., and many other countries. Officials say dogs are able to detect coronavirus from a significantly lower amount of viruses than commonly used PCR tests. In practice a dog is able to detect a coronavirus in a person earlier than laboratory tests. (17 PHOTOS)

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