First case of corona virus transmission from human to animal confirmed
According to the Indian news agency, this is the first case of a virus transmitted from human to animal after the virus was confirmed in a pet dog of a Corona virus-infected woman in Hong Kong.
A 60-year-old female pet dog from a Hong Kong citizen was placed in an animal quarantine center where her virus tests came in positive, but the severity of the virus’s infection is low.
Hong Kong officials say the World Health Organization and the World Health Organization agree that this is a case of human-to-animal transmission of the virus.
Authorities said no signs of the virus were evident in the dog.
The Hong Kong government has also initiated new measures to prevent the virus, which will require that all animals infected with the virus be kept in quarantine for 14 days while two dogs infected with the virus in Hong Kong first. Has been kept in isolation.
Hong Kong officials say dogs will continue to be monitored to prevent the virus and will be handed over to owners only when their tests come back negative.