Hippos Faith E Hermione, Residents of the Antwerp Zoo Belgium, Kovid-19 was diagnosed on Saturday (4), Reuters news agency reported. Cases may be the first disease of the species.
Pets have no other symptoms other than runny nose, but as a precaution they are quarantined. Imani is 14 years old and Hermione is 41 years old.
“To my knowledge, this is the first of its kind in the world.
Cases of pets – including cats, dogs, and ferrets – have already been reported in humans, and cases have been reported in zoos of large cats, otters, primates, and hyenas.
The disease spread to the inside Mink farms And in wildlife such as deer.
Kovid-19 confirmed for hippos at a Belgian zoo
The Antwerp Zoo is investigating the causes of the epidemic. According to the zoo, none of the animal caregivers have recently had Kovid-19 symptoms or tested positive for the virus.
About 75% of the Belgian population has been fully vaccinated against the disease, according to “They in the World Data”. Oxford University.
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