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COVID-19 Sniffing Dogs Help Fight Against Spread Of The Virus

The first hospital in Florida to treat a patient with COVID-19 has a new line of defense against the spread of coronavirus.

As WUSF’s Cathy Carter reports, the newest helper is a 2-year-old Labrador retriever. Buffy is trained to sniff out the smell a human body gives off when it’s fighting COVID-19.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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