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Sick as a dog? Pets often catch COVID from humans, study finds

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AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – If you think you have COVID-19, it might be best to stay away from your pets, says the author of a Dutch study that found a surprising number of dogs and cats may be getting infected. “About one out of five pets will catch the disease from their owners,” said Dr Els Broens of Utrecht University in the Netherlands, although there are no known cases of the disease spreading from pets to humans. “Luckily, the animals do not get very ill from it.” In Broens’ study, presented this week in a paper at the European Congress of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, 156 dogs and 15…

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