University of Pennsylvania researchers are training dogs to sniff out coronavirus, a skill that could be useful in controlling spread at large gatherings, such as sporting events and concerts; and other places with lots of people, like schools and airports.
Video: Dogs are being trained to sniff out COVID-19 at large public events
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