From mines to COVID: Cambodia dogs train to sniff out virus


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(RTL Today) Cambodian anti-landmine authorities are training dogs to sniff out Covid-19, hoping the sharp-nosed canines normally used to detect underground explosives can keep the virus on a tight leash.

Cambodia has won praise for a swift vaccine drive, with the health ministry saying over 98 percent of the adult population has received at least one dose.

Now they are embarking on a new strategy to spot Covid cases.

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Published: Thursday, September 30, 2021

Last Updated: Thursday, November 2, 2023

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