As per a new study, dogs are getting used up to identify the different odours of the COVID-19 virus and it is being observed to be with an accuracy rate of detection is 94 percent. The research is carried out by the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine with Durham University.
The study states that dogs can be trained to trace more than 90 percent of coronavirus cases. The exciting part is that even when cases are asymptomatic dogs able to detect most of the time. Researchers are hoping that this could help in replacing the usual routine and time taking process of PCR tests can be avoided slowly.
Dogs are having a unique sense of smell and this ability is used for security purposes and they can also figure out different disorders which include cancer, malaria, and epilepsy.