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MiceTech Talk Episode 4: Let's Talk Mouse Transmission of COVID-19 (June 2, 2020)

Is COVID-19 efficient at infecting mice? Can mice carry the virus on their skin or fur? In this episode, we chat about what we know and what steps to take to keep your mice and staff safe.

Many research teams are concerned that laboratory mice could transmit COVID-19. This virus infects a number of pets and other animals after close contact with infected people. Is COVID-19 efficient at infecting mice? Can mice carry the virus on their skin or fur? In this episode, we chat about what we know and what steps to take to keep your mice and staff safe.