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Response to Throck (Reply #1)

Thu Mar 26, 2020, 04:10 AM

2. It's not likely

I can't remember where I read it, now, but hair isn't a good place for the virus to be. I know IBEXX, a veterinary diagnostic lab, has tested many dogs and cats to see if they have the virus and none have, and some veterinary journal I was reading weeks ago said it doesn't seem to be present on animal hair. That's probably important to vets since they can't order gloves or masks anymore. Human doctors need them. (Actually I don't know about all vets, just my friends in several different states, so I assumed all...)

I imagine that in that photo the doctor's clothing and ppe, and the floor, and the wall, and the doctor herself, are far more likely to be contaminated than the dog..

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