BVA responds to stray dogs study regarding Covid-19 crisis

The British Veterinary Association (BVA) has released a statement regarding a paper published in Molecular Biology and Evolution that puts forward a hypothesis that stray dogs may have been the origin of SARS-CoV-2.

In a statement released on the BVA website, Daniella Dos Santos, BVA president said: “This research is purely theoretical and the author himself notes that there is no evidence to date of dogs being able to replicate or shed the virus that causes Covid-19.

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