Human-cat-human transmission of SARS-CoV-2 documented

Human-cat-human transmission of SARS-CoV-2 documented

06/10/2022

Popular Media Author: Emily Anthes    In: The New York Times

People are far more likely to give the virus to cats than cats are to pass it to humans, experts stress.

See the Scientific Article by Sila et. al. that this OpEd is reporting on.

A new study is the first to document likely cat-to-human virus transmission, but risks are low overall, experts say.

See the Scientific Article this OpEd is reporting on:

Sila T, Sunghan J, Laochareonsuk W, Surasombatpattana S, Kongkamol C, Ingviya T, et al. Suspected cat-to-human transmission of SARS-CoV-2, Thailand, July–September 2021. Emerg Infect Dis. 2022 Jul [date cited]. https://doi.org/10.3201/eid2807.212605

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