How dogs are detecting COVID-19

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(CBS) – Researchers are using innovative ways to combat the spread of COVID-19.  

Throughout Europe, scientists are teaming up with dogs to identify the smells associated with the virus.  

Dogs already are being used to detect cancer, Parkinson’s disease and malaria.

In Germany, members of the armed forces train dogs to sniff the saliva of both healthy and sick people, and identify those infected with the illness.

See more details in the video above from CBS’s Ian Lee.

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