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Pet cats in Texas first in state to test positive for coronavirus

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Texas scientists have reported finding two pet cats with the coronavirus — the first in the state.
The cats were swabbed as part of a study …

Texas scientists have reported finding two pet cats with the coronavirus — the first in the state. The cats were swabbed as part of a study being conducted at Texas A&M University to understand how pets living in “high-risk” households may be impacted by COVID-19. The cats were in separate homes in Brazos County — and asymptomatic. One cat began sneezing after a visit from researchers. Dr. Sarah Hamer, an epidemiologist, told KBTX-TV Friday that her team was testing dogs and cats who live in homes where the coronavirus has infected at least one person.

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