Scientists have taught bees to smell the corona virus: They detect it in seconds – health news

In the Netherlands, scientists trained bees, enabling them to detect Covid-19 with their sense of smell. The research was conducted on more than 150 bees in Wageningen University’s bio-veterinary research lab, according to a press release from Wageningen University. Scientists sniffed bees of a mink infected with Covid-19. He then found the response of the bees when they smelled by giving them a sugar-water solution each time they smell the scent. In the study, he…

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Dogs detect Covid-19 cases a week before PCR tests

The Flemish newspaper De Standaard reported that dogs have a 99.5 percent accuracy rate. This rate is more than the sensitivity of PCR laboratory swabs taken from the nose, which is considered the gold standard of the corona virus test. The dogs were trained by experts at the K9 Detection in Ostend. Johan Weckhuyzen, CEO of K9 Detection, said: “There were players who tested negative for the PCR, but we had positive. Eight or nine…

"Dogs detect Covid-19 cases a week before PCR tests"