Can cows catch coronavirus? German study suggests yes – but no link to beef

//Can cows catch coronavirus? German study suggests yes – but no link to beef

Can cows catch coronavirus? German study suggests yes – but no link to beef

Cattle may be able to catch the coronavirus, and it could pose a new threat to the global fight against the pandemic, according to a new study by government scientists in Germany.At the Federal Research Institute for Animal Health, also known as Friedrich-Loeffler-Institut, researchers inoculated six cattle with Sars-CoV-2, the coronavirus that causes the disease Covid-19. Two animals, including a calf, tested positive after nose swabs a couple of days later.To see whether the human-carried…

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