Dogs trained to sniff out COVID in schools are getting lots of love for their efforts

Freetown Primary School students Mason Santos, left, and Mila Talbot, right, pet the dog Hunter after he finishes checking a classroom.

A school in southeastern Massachusetts is latching on to a novel program that uses canines to detect COVID on surfaces. The idea is to help protect children from the virus and keep the school open.

(Image credit: Jodi Hilton for NPR)

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