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Coronavirus and pets: can my dog or cat spread the disease?

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Guardian News

Published on 06 March 2020

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The number of people worldwide infected with the new coronavirus has exceeded 100,000 and the disease is continuing to spread, but what role do pets - if any - have in the outbreak?

After a dog in Hong Kong reportedly tested 'weak positive' for coronavirus, causing some alarm among pet owners, the Guardian's Helen Davidson answers some of the most pressing questions surrounding domestic animals and coronavirus
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