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Died first infected with coronavirus in USA dog

The German shepherd dog became the first dog with coronavirus infection in the United States, died one month after diagnosis, according to National Geographic magazine.

In seven year old buddy from new York in mid-April, had difficulties with breathing and in early June, the Service of inspection of health of animals and plants the U.S. Department of agriculture announced that he had identified a coronavirus.

Buddy died on July 11.

His owners gave reporters a medical card, which implies that the dog most likely was suffering from cancer, which explains my symptoms.

It is unclear whether the disease cause of impaired immunity and subsequent infection COVID-19, or, on the contrary, a malignant tumor was the result of the virus. Veterinarians do not exclude accidental coincidence of two diseases.

Earlier, the veterinary service of the USA reported that a coronavirus found in a tiger, a lion and two cats.

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