The following is an excerpt from an article in The Daily Mirror in the United Kingdom.
Cats and dogs could be carrying coronavirus which could spark a second wave of the killer bug experts have warned.
Pet owners in the UK are being urged to get their much loved furry ones tested amid fears they can contract the virus, incubate it and pass it on to humans.
This puts the country at risk of a fresh outbreak even if coronavirus has been wiped out in humans, it's claimed.
There have been conflicting reports since the pandemic began about whether pets pose any coronavirus risk or not.
Now researchers from University College London want a mass surveillance programme of all animals that live close to humans.
Professor Joanne Santini wants more research into which animals are susceptible to Covid-19 and increased testing. (Continued...)
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