Cats Transmit Corona Infection Among Themselves

American scientists have said that cats can infect each other with coronavirus, caused by the Covid 19 virus.

A study conducted by scientists from the University of Wisconsin that cats infected with the virus during a laboratory experiment managed to infect healthy cats with COVID-19, even if sick animals did not show symptoms of infection.

During the experiment, the researchers transferred the SK virus (taken from humans) to three cats. Then, both infected cats were placed with healthy ones. Five days later, corona infection was identified in all three cats that were previously intact, and none of the six animals with COVID-19 had any apparent symptoms.

One of the study’s authors, an expert, said: “There was no sneezing or coughing, and they had no fever or low weight.

Virus scientist called Peter Halfman. At the same time, to the lack of panic currently, he directed adherence to the standards of hygiene issues – not to kiss animals and wipe surfaces at home.

According to the researchers, the result of this experiment proves the need to prove again the potential transmission of the virus from cats to humans. Meanwhile, the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) indicated in its statement that even if the animal was intentionally infected in the laboratory, this “does not mean that it will easily catch the same virus.”

 Currently, there is no evidence of coronavirus’s ability to transmit from cats to humans, but animal cases have been reported. So, in early April, several tigers and lions at the Bronx Zoo in New York City were diagnosed with COVID-19. In addition, Chinese scientists have detected coronavirus antibodies in 102 cats in Wuhan, China.

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American scientists have said that cats can infect each other with coronavirus, caused by the Covid 19 virus.

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