Gamaleya Institute: ‘The next stage of the epidemic is the infection with the coronavirus of farm and domestic animals’

Alexander Gintsburg, head of the Gamaleya institute that developed Russia’s Sputnik V human vaccine, was quoted in Izvestia newspaper as saying COVID-19 was likely to hit animals next.  “The next […]

UK SAGE: Lab studies suggest that the N501Y spike protein mutation increases binding to rat and mouse ACE2 leading to viral replication

A report issued by the UK government’s Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies (SAGE) found the likelihood that a variant of concern (VOC) that has arisen in humans could infect a […]

USA: 188 recorded SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus infections in animals including lions, tigers, leopards, mink, cougar, gorillas, cats and dogs

There have been 188 recorded Sars-cov-2 coronavirus infections in animals including lions, tigers, leopards, mink, cougar, gorillas, cats and dogs in the USA to date.   Full list here Source: […]