The answer is maybe, yes; The U.K. has invested about $600,000 to determine whether drug-sniffing dogs can be trained to smell COVID-19 while a small California-based company has partnered with airplane manufacturer Airbus to bring a machine to market that can detect chemicals, explosives and biological threats like the coronavirus.
Airport dogs may be able to sniff out Covid-19 before people even experience symptoms.
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The U.K. government is sponsoring a study in which researchers will try to train six labradors and cocker spaniels to detect Covid-19—even in people before they exhibit symptoms, according to CNN.
Researchers at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Health are presenting the dogs with facemasks and nylon socks worn by