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Can cats and dogs transmit the Coronavirus Covid-19? Here are the facts

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Can cats and dogs transmit the Coronavirus Covid-19? Here are the facts - Pets are feared to be able to transmit the Covid-19 coronavirus to humans, given that one dog in Hong Kong was stated to be infected positively infected with the virus. 

As a result, some people worry that pets like dogs and cats can be affected by the Covid-19 coronavirus and then transmit it.

However, experts think differently. According to the Department of Agriculture, Fisheries, and Conservation (AFCD), Hong Kong was reported by Abc News, samples from the nasal cavity and mouth of dogs are not easily infected with the coronavirus Covid-19. 

This is the first dog infected with a virus in Hong Kong.

This dog also showed no symptoms and was quarantined. After going through numerous medical tests, the corona Covid-19 dog's test results were negative. 

The World Health Organization and AFCD also say that there is no evidence that pets such as cats and dogs can be infected with the Covid-19 coronavirus.

Because pets are not likely to contract the Covid-19 coronavirus from humans. However, cat and dog test results may be favorable for low-level pathogens obtained from humans or their owners.

"At present, there is no evidence that pets can be a source of Covid-19 coronavirus infection or animals become ill due to this virus," said a spokesman for the Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation (AFCD).

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