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Do pet sneezes spread diseases?

5:00pm-5:45pm on Wednesday 31 March

Times shown are in GMT (UTC +0) up to the 27th March. For events on or after 28th March times are in BST (UTC +1).

In the year 2020, a pandemic sweeps the globe. Nadia the Malayan tiger tests positive for COVID-19 in a US zoo and suddenly Tiddles is under suspicion. Are furry friends "super-spreaders"? Should you run from the house in panic when your pet has an attack of sniffles and sneezes? We know that diseases can spread from animals to people, but how does this happen, is it common, and should the estimated 12 million UK households with pets be worried?

Opening with a short interactive quiz "What's your expertise on a sneeze", Dr Sarah Caddy, Vet and Clinician Scientist at the University of Cambridge, will give a fascinating insight into pets and infections and why "healthy pets means healthy people".

Booking/Registration is: RECOMMENDED

This interactive online event is hosted by Cambridge Infectious Diseases Interdisciplinary Research Centre. Please sign up to register your interest in the webinar.

Additional Information

Age: All Ages
Timing: Live Stream, Available on Demand
Theme: Health, Environment

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