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Chinese confirm SARS-CoV-2 does not affect pigs

  • 25 May 10:41

German researchers had reported about it and now trials in China show a similar pattern: pigs are not susceptible for SARS-CoV-2, the causative agent of Covid-19. Thepeer reviewed journalSciencerecently published a report written by 21 Chinese authors, attached to theHarbin Veterinary Research Institute, part of the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences (CAAS), the National Institute for Viral Disease Control and Prevention, as well as the National High Containment Laboratory for Animal Diseases Control and Prevention in Harbin. The team tested a range of animals to the susceptibility to SARS-CoV-2 and concluded that “it replicates poorly in dogs,. Read more...