COVID-19 is present in animals more than we thought

We think of COVID-19 as a human pandemic, but it is much more than that. The virus that causes the disease, SARS-CoV-2, can infect a wide and growing range of animals, both captive and wild. So far, the virus has been detected in more than 100 domestic cats and dogs, as well as captive tigers, […]

White-tailed deer, where did you get infected with COVID-19?

A third of white-tailed deer in the northeastern United States, including Michigan, Pennsylvania, Illinois, and New York, have made antibodies to SARS-CoV-2 – a sign that they are infected with the virus, according to a report from the journal Nature from August 2nd. Given the widespread distribution of white-tailed deer in the United States, we […]