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COVID-sniffing dogs deployed at Helsinki airport

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COVID-sniffing dogs deployed at Helsinki airport

COVID-sniffing dogs deployed at Helsinki airport

Dogs trained to detect the novel coronavirus began sniffing passenger samples at Finland's Helsinki-Vantaa airport this week, authorities said, in a pilot project running alongside more usual testing at the airport.


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