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2 dogs test positive for coronavirus, marking Japan's 1st reported pet infections

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So mask ‘em up.

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Two dogs infected seem more all over places. If the corona virus are all same, I wonder if dogs infect people?

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Can we call it doggy style?

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Cats are REALLY good at this social distance stuff.

Dogs not so much.

Please, everyone, take good care of your pets. There is a very, very low chance of a pet infecting a human. I can see ignorant people turning their poor housecats out into the cold. We're more likely to infect them, than the other way around. We need accurate reporting, so that uninformed people don't abandon their pets.

10 ( +16 / -6 )

Have you seen, ‘I am a legend’? Hmm?

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In China, media reports have said some owners abandoned their pet dogs and cats apparently believing pets can transmit the virus to humans.

That's sad

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No surprise! Canine covid comes with their territory. Like some of our biped species dogs don't get the science: social distancing is not something to sniff at.

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Tell Mr. Abe the "Go Travel" plan may be not a good idea for now. as cats, dogs, rabbits and smart Japanese really don't to leave the safety of their homes.

So stop promoting this virus spreading travel of yours.

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21million pets in japan, only 2 suspected infections. Dogs usually do social distancing via a lead.

lesson for us all.

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Apparently dogs have their own corona virus, which does not make humans sick but might (perhaps) give us immunity to the Covid19.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R3_wSU1JnTE

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Who is testing their pet for Covid 19? and why?

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So I know several humans with fevers and coughs that couldn't get a test but dogs can?

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Will they put masks on the dogs?

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Objective, @10:21 above, two Covid patients entrusted their pets to this Anicom Holdings company for safe keeping while they were in hospital.

The company for some reason decided to check the dogs for the virus, possibly to cover their own backsides in case one of their entrusted pets should die in their care. (?) Kinda makes sense to me.

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So, is this really SARS-CoV-2 or some other coronavirus that the testing has picked up?

Raw BeerToday  10:07 am JST

Apparently dogs have their own corona virus, which does not make humans sick but might (perhaps) give us immunity to the Covid19.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R3_wSU1JnTE

Thanks for the link. Will check it out.

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Has any tested mosquitos? they suck up blood from one host, and then go to the next host, they spread malaria so why not this C19 virus?

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Two pet dogs of two coronavirus patients have tested positive for the coronavirus,

While COVID-19 cases have been confirmed among pet cats in a number of countries......

Unfortunate.

So now we have to have pets tested? And make them wear muzzle masks, too?

What a world we live in nowadays.

Has any tested mosquitos? they suck up blood from one host, and then go to the next host, they spread malaria so why not this C19 virus?

Good question so I googled it. According to a Kansas State University study, the answer is no, Covid-19 cannot be transmitted to humans by mosquitos. (That's reassuring....if you accept the study's findings)

https://www.sgvmosquito.org/2020-07-21-can-mosquitoes-transmit-2019-novel-coronavirus-covid-19

https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-020-68882-7

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