A tiger in a Bronx, New York zoo has been infected with the coronavirus.
According to reports, the tiger likely got the virus from a zookeeper, raising concerns that animals can contract the COVID-19 strain from humans. There still isn’t enough research to know if animals can transfer the virus to other animals, or if humans can indeed transfer it to animals.
Today we take a look at the relationship between animals and coronavirus.
- UC Davis Professor of Zoological Medicine and Head Veterinarian at the Sacramento Zoo Dr. Jenessa Gjeltema
- Professor of Small Animal Medicine at UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine Dr. Jane Sykes