Finnish researchers use sniffer dogs to detect COVID-19

Helsinki Airport

COVID-19 sniffer dogs have started work at Helsinki Airport as part of a state-funded pilot scheme in Finland. The city of Vantaa, where the international airport is located, believes dogs will be an effective method of ensuring health and safety at airports. Four dogs will work at the airport during a shift. The duration of each shift depends on the dogs. The animals are capable of detecting coronavirus within 10 seconds and the entire process takes less than a minute to complete, according to Anna Hielm-Björkman of the University of…

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