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Dogs to visit 3 school districts to sniff out COVID-19

 

January 5, 2022



BOSTON (AP) — Two dogs trained to detect an odor distinct to people who are sick with COVID-19 will visit three school districts in Bristol County this week.

A black Labrador named Huntah and a golden Lab called Duke can detect the smell of the virus on surfaces and will sit to indicate when they pick up the scent.

The dogs will visit schools in the Freetown, Lakeville and Norton school districts, WBZ-TV reported Tuesday.

"With COVID, whether it's the omicron, whether it's the delta, our dogs will hit on it," said Bristol County Capt. Paul Douglas. "And if there's a new variant that come...



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