Miami International Airport uses dogs to detect corona patients

The first U.S. airport to train dogs to detect volatile organic compounds secreted by the breath and sweat of Corona patients. At Ben Gurion Airport they have never heard of the effective means

Signpost on the freeway leading to vehicles entering Miami International Airport. Photo Depositphotos

Recently, a Belgian Shepherd (Malino) dog named Cobra and Beta, a Dutch Shepherd dog, was trained at the Miami airport to train passengers to detect volatile organic compounds (VOCs) secreted by the breath and sweat of Corona patients. The first U.S. airport to use dogs to detect Covid-19 patients.

Numerous studies have shown that dogs have a wonderful ability to detect substances emitted by humans, at 96-99 percent accuracy rates and the corona plague has forced airports and airlines to develop innovative programs around corona virus detection.

Miami International Airport is the first in the United States to take advantage of the capabilities of man’s loyal friend, but not the first. On August 18, 2020, the IAS website reported police dogs at Dubai Airport used to detect asymptomatic corona patients (To the full article) .

On September 22 at Finvia Helsinki Airport, according to a research group at the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Helsinki, which found that dogs are able to smell the virus almost 100% (To the full article). I wonder why at Ben Gurion Airport, they did not think of the simple and effective idea.

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