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  • Why Pet Hamsters Are the Latest Suspect in Coronavirus Outbreaks

    Why Pet Hamsters Are the Latest Suspect in Coronavirus Outbreaks

    You can add pet hamsters to the long list of animals known to carry the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2. Officials in Hong Kong say they’ve confirmed an outbreak involving hamsters and humans that was traced back to a pet shop, though it’s not clear whether these hamsters transmitted the virus to people. With much controversy, Hong Kong…