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This airport is using dogs to detect passengers infected with coronavirus

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Anne Kauranen
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Valo, one of the sniffer dogs being trained to detect the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) from the arriving passengers' samples, sits with his trainer at Helsinki Airport in Vantaa, Finland September 22, 2020. Lehtikuva/via REUTERS      ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. NO THIRD PARTY SALES. NOT FOR USE BY REUTERS THIRD PARTY DISTRIBUTORS. FINLAND OUT. NO COMMERCIAL OR EDITORIAL SALES IN FINLAND. - RC2N3J9E3TVP
Airport is trialing the dogs under a pilot scheme. Image: via REUTERS
Trainer Susanna Paavilainen is seen with Kossi (L) and Miina, sniffer dogs being trained to detect the coronavirus from the arriving passengers' samples, at Helsinki Airport in Vantaa, Finland September 22, 2020. Lehtikuva/via REUTERS      ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. NO THIRD PARTY SALES. NOT FOR USE BY REUTERS THIRD PARTY DISTRIBUTORS. FINLAND OUT. NO COMMERCIAL OR EDITORIAL SALES IN FINLAND. - RC2N3J99PQCT
The dogs are thought to be able to detect the disease up to five days before the show of symptoms. Image: REUTERS
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