Smells like pandemic to me

Published May 2, 2020

University of Pennsylvania researchers are teach­ing dogs to sniff out peo­ple with CoviD-19.

Eight dogs will […] will first learn to rec­og­nize the smell of COVID-19 in sali­va and urine sam­ples from infect­ed patients, through a tech­nique known as odor imprint­ing. The dogs will then be tasked with dif­fer­en­ti­at­ing between those sam­ples and sam­ples col­lect­ed from peo­ple who do not have the disease.

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