In the News: SARS-CoV-2 in Animals and the Environment

Wastewater

NGS-Based Wastewater Sequencing May Provide Clues To SARS-CoV-2 Prevalence and Spread

Poop may tell us when the coronavirus lockdown will end

Sewage Could Become Next Virus Surveillance Method, EPA Says

Animals

From animals to people and back again

Do we need a COVID-19 vaccine for pets?

A wild mink in Utah has Covid-19. Veterinarians fear this is just the beginning.

Covid-19 tests given to cats, dogs, dolphins and more animal species by US scientists

Why Are So Many Minks Dying Of Covid-19?

Pets, livestock and wildlife can all catch coronavirus – does that make them dangerous?

Zoo and Aquarium All Hazards Preparedness, Response and Recovery (ZAHP) Fusion Center: Considerations for the Management of Non-Domestic Species in Human Care During COVID-19 

CDC: COVID-19 and Animals

Animals and COVID-19 Transmission: Some Answers and a Few Big Questions

People probably caught coronavirus from minks. That’s a wake-up call to study infections in animals, researchers say.

What’s the risk that animals will spread the coronavirus?

Why bats don’t get sick from the viruses they carry, but humans can

K-State researcher collaborates on COVID-19 study

To Prevent Pandemics, Bridging the Human and Animal Health Divide

Can stronger partnerships between human & animal health experts prevent the next COVID-19?

In-depth summary of reports of naturally acquired SARS-CoV-2 infections in domestic animals and farmed or captive wildlife

What zoologists should learn from a zoonotic pandemic

Tyson the alpaca takes heavyweight role in search for coronavirus vaccine 

Coronavirus: This is not the last pandemic

Coronavirus rips through Dutch mink farms, triggering culls to prevent human infections

Pets

Pets show antibodies to SARS-CoV-2 in Italian study

‘Can pets spread coronavirus?’ Dr. John Howe discusses pets and COVID-19

Coronavirus: Cash-strapped owners straining pet food pantries, shelters

Pets at low risk from COVID-19; isolate them anyway, expert says

RI State Veterinarian: ‘Small risk’ owners can infect pets with COVID-19

Does Fido have coronavirus? Tufts researchers are testing hundreds of animals to find out

A German Shepherd is the first dog in the U.S. to test positive for coronavirus

UW, WSU study testing whether pets are vulnerable to COVID-19

COVID-19 from humans to animals ‘highly unlikely,’ study at Tufts finds

Testing your pet for SARS-CoV-2

Shelters feel pressure of pandemic

Two Cats Are First U.S. Pets to Be Sickened With COVID-19

Wildlife

Is COVID-19 infecting wild animals? We’re testing species from bats to seals to find out

Zoo Knoxville tiger tests positive for COVID-19 virus; two others presumed infected

The Virus Hunters

Bats carry coronaviruses but don’t get sick. Could their secret help us fight COVID-19?

‘Like Poking a Beehive’: The Worrisome Link Between Deforestation And Disease

Scientists develop COVID-19 test for dolphins, sea turtles

Africa’s endangered wildlife at risk as tourism dries up

U.S. and Chinese Scientists Trace Evolution of Coronaviruses in Bats

SARS-CoV-2 looks like a hybrid of viruses from two different species

NIH-halted study unveils its massive analysis of bat coronaviruses

Shuttered zoos are hemorrhaging money, and they want federal help for endangered species work

Pangolins receive surprising lifeline with new protections in China

Farm animals

Farmers Find Ways To Save Millions Of Pigs From Being Euthanized

Coronavirus: Spain orders culling of almost 100,000 mink