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NedF

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Covid-19 Human to tiger transmission
« on: April 05, 2020, 05:14:10 PM »
A Tiger at Bronx Zoo Tests Positive for COVID-19; The Tiger and the Zoo’s Other Cats Are Doing Well at This Time

https://newsroom.wcs.org/News-Releases/articleType/ArticleView/articleId/14010/A-Tiger-at-Bronx-Zoo-Tests-Positive-for-COVID-19-The-Tiger-and-the-Zoos-Other-Cats-Are-Doing-Well-at-This-Time.aspx

It appears that cats can catch the virus from humans.
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Re: Covid-19 Human to tiger transmission
« Reply #1 on: April 06, 2020, 05:17:45 AM »
I just saw this! Not good, hopefully can't be transmitted to dogs also . Unfortunately Shadow is due for his rabies shot 5/5 , I will have to let them take him in alone. We have to wait in the car.
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Re: Covid-19 Human to tiger transmission
« Reply #2 on: April 18, 2020, 06:23:34 AM »
Apparently one dog too according to an exotic disease here but recovered.