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New Technologies / Coronavirus
on July 24, 2020

FAO: Poultry, meat products unlikely to transmit COVID-19

There is a growing consensus that livestock cannot spread the virus to people.

It’s extremely unlikely that people can contract COVID-19 through exposure to poultry and other livestock or the handling or consumption of animal carcasses, finds a new report from the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO).

Contact with livestock, namely live pigs and poultry, is extremely unlikely…

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