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COVID-19: Dogs can be trained in weeks to detect infection


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A study from Finland finds that dogs can detect the virus with an accuracy rate of 92%, making their abilities especially valuable in the early stages of a new pandemic, when other options are not available.

https://news.sky.com/story/covid-19-dogs-can-be-trained-in-weeks-to-detect-infection-12614960

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Diseases stink!

Anyone who gives public talks knows things can go pear-shaped when it comes to audience questions.

But the woman asking an odd question about smell after a presentation on Parkinson's disease wasn't a crank.

She's a super-smeller - she can actually smell the disease. And her nose could lead the way to earlier diagnosis and new treatments.

https://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/greatmomentsinscience/the-woman-who-can-smell-parkinsons-disease/11439000

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