ATLANTA (Meredith/CNN) — A number of the Georgia Aquarium’s most playful and fashionable animals have examined optimistic for COVID-19.
The Asian small-clawed otters had been exhibiting delicate COVID signs like sneezing, coughing and lack of power.
After testing, veterinarians on the Atlanta aquarium suppose the otters caught the virus from an asymptomatic employees member.
The otters haven’t had any contact with company, so that they shouldn’t pose any threat of spreading coronavirus to guests.
Apart from that, researchers say animal to human transmission is uncommon.
Though the otters are thought of to be geriatric, the older animals do appear to be recovering effectively. However they continue to be off exhibit till they now not take a look at optimistic for the coronavirus.
Copyright 2021 Meredith Company. All rights reserved.