Coronavirus: Could dogs trained to sniff out COVID-19 be a game changer for air travel?

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    An airport in Finland is experimenting with a real-time COVID-19 testing method, by training dogs to sniff out the virus. Crystal Goomansingh explains the pilot program that could be a game changer for air travel in the midst of the pandemic. For more info, please go to https://globalnews.ca/news/7352860/coronavirus-sniffer-dogs-finland/ Subscribe to Global News Channel HERE: http://bit.ly/20fcXDc Like Global News on Facebook HERE: http://bit.ly/255GMJQ Follow Global News on Twitter HERE: http://bit.ly/1Toz8mt Follow Global News on Instagram HERE: https://bit.ly/2QZaZIB #GlobalNews #COVID19 #coronavirus

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