Tuesday, 20 November 2018

Sniffer dogs can identify malaria

Scientists in the UK and The Gambia say they have the first evidence that dogs can sniff out malaria. They have trained dogs to recognise tell-tale aromas using clothes from people infected with the disease.

It is hoped the animals can be used to stop malaria spreading and eventually help with eradication.

https://www.bbc.com/news/health-45997000

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