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Coronavirus: ‘geriatric’ Asian otters in US aquarium test positive

Otters at an aquarium in the US state of Georgia have tested positive for the novel coronavirus, the zoo said on Sunday.The Georgia Aquarium said that “geriatric” Asian small-clawed otters tested positive for SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes Covid-19.“They began exhibiting mild respiratory symptoms including sneezing, runny noses, mild lethargy, and coughing,” the aquarium said in a press release, adding the animals were “expected to make a full recovery”.“They are off exhibit and being cared…

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