BERLIN: New research on coronavirus transmission has revealed that cats that sleep on the owner’s bed have an increased risk of coronary heart disease.
According to a report published in the British news website The Mirror, research at the University of Utrecht in Germany has shown that cats can carry the corona virus to humans by keeping it safe in their bodies.
Dr Ellis Bruins, who led the study, said corona-positive patients should stay away from their pets because they have the ability to transmit the virus. Experts fear that animals could re-transmit the virus to humans. And it’s more effective in cats than in dogs.
The study tested positive antibodies in two-thirds of cats and 43 dogs. Half of the dogs showed symptoms of corona weakness and loss of appetite, while some animals showed symptoms of cough and diarrhea. Forty percent of the coded cats developed breathing difficulties and runny nose, while three of them were in critical condition.
“We don’t have any concerns about whether the animals have code-19 symptoms, but we do have some concerns about whether these pets can re-infect humans by storing the virus in their bodies,” said Dr. Alice Bruins. There may be a potential risk of migration.
A similar study was recently conducted in Ontario, Canada, which found that cats sleeping on the owner’s bed were more likely to get corona.