COVID Sniffing Dogs Deployed at Helsinki Airport

  • The trial began Wednesday and around 50 tests have already been conducted and the team expects to conduct around 100 tests a day, and to see around one positive in each 500 tests.
  • “We know the dogs work,” researcher Anna Hield-Björkmansaid. “We’ve been doing this research for five years before, training them [to detect] cancer and other diseases”.
  • Passengers are invited to take simple sweat swabs from their own skin using sterile tissue, then drop the tissue into jar that is passed through a hole in the wall to the waiting dog.

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