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Sniffer dogs used to detect coronavirus in Helsinki airport as part of trial

Sniffer dogs have started to be deployed at Helsinki airport to detect Covid-19 among travellers, in a state-funded trial that it is hoped will provide a cheap, fast and effective alternative method of testing people for the virus. Subscribe to Guardian News on YouTube ► A dog is capable of detecting the presence of the coronavirus within 10 seconds and the entire process takes less than a minute to complete, according to Anna Hielm-Björkman, of the University of Helsinki, who is overseeing the trial 'Close to 100% accuracy': Helsinki airport uses sniffer dogs to detect Covid ► Support the Guardian ► Today in Focus podcast ► The Guardian YouTube network: The Guardian ► Owen Jones talks ► Guardian Football ► Guardian Sport ► Guardian Culture ►
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