There are still no confirmed cases of animal-to-human transmission of coronavirus infection. This was announced on Wednesday, July 28, by the head of Rospotrebnadzor Anna Popova.
“Currently, there have been no reported cases of transmission of this disease from animals to humans, described by specialists and confirmed cases of transmission of this disease from animals to humans,” said the chief state sanitary doctor of the country on the air as part of the educational campaign “Let's understand vaccines together.
Anna Popova added that scientists have some evidence that animals can be infected from humans, but there is no information that animals infect humans. The head of Rospotrebnadzor called on Russians to take care of the health of pets.
As the site kp.ru previously wrote, Russian scientists have created a test system for detecting antibodies to coronavirus in the blood serum of animals. The technique has already been tested on cats and dogs, as well as farm animals and fur-bearing animals such as ferrets, minks and foxes.