The specialists said, is it possible to get a coronavirus from animals

Photos: Moscow 24/Anton Velikzhanin

the President of the Union of cynological organizations vet Mr Oraevsky told that animals suffer coronaviruses and other types of infections, but they are not transmitted. It is reported

the specialist Also denied reports that dogs infected COVID-19.

According to veterinarian Eugene Tsyplenkova, dogs are not receptive to the new coronavirus, but cats can be infected. In addition, in cats the symptoms are similar to those in humans – coughing and sneezing. However, while there are no confirmed cases where people contracted the coronavirus from a cat.

“the Only way to catch is if the hair of your animal sneezes of infected people and healthy Pat, and then touches the nose, lips or eyes. Therefore, you should protect the animal from contact with other people,” Tsyplenkov said.

As noted, over the last few weeks increased the number of calls to veterinarians via the mobile app. People adapt to a regime of isolation and try not to drive Pets to the reception in the clinic to treat and correspondence advice.

Experts of the Wuhan Institute of Virology and Huajumbaro University of agriculture earlier reported that about 15% of the investigated cats Wuhan are carriers COVID-19. Scientists have studied blood samples taken from 102 cats after the outbreak of coronavirus and 39 before the outbreak. It turned out that before the spread COVID-19 animals were not infected with the virus, but after flash 15 of the 102 cats were found to be infected.

Previously, scientists had conducted an experiment that showed that the most vulnerable to coronavirus animals are cats.

see also

Muscovites began to take animals to rent for walks during shumoizolyatsionnye on the isolation sent to the store for chips the dog Story:a Coronavirus COVID-19