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  • Thursday, July 16th 2020 - 09:30 UTC

    Chilean police train dogs to detect people infected with coronavirus

    The training program is a joint effort by Chile's national police, the Carabineros, and specialists at the Universidad Catolica de Chile.

    Police in Chile is training dogs to detect people that may be infected with the coronavirus by sniffing their sweat. The dogs - three golden retrievers and a labrador - are between the ages of four and five. Until now, they have been used to sniff out illicit drugs, explosives and lost people, police say.