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Malayan Tiger Tests Positive For COVID-19 After Zookeepers Find Her Coughing

This is the first known case of a person infecting an animal with COVID-19.

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Malayan Tiger Tests Positive For COVID-19 After Zookeepers Find ... AFP/New Straits Times Zeacorzeppelin10/YouTube

A tiger at the Bronx Zoo in New York City has tested positive for COVID-19

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According to New Straits Times, the four-year-old Malayan tiger, named Nadia, was screened for COVID-19 after developing a dry cough.

Nadia’s sister Azul, two Amur tigers, and three African lions also developed symptoms, said Wildlife Conservation Society, the organisation that runs the zoo, in a statement yesterday, 5 April.

Nadia has been sick since 27 March and underwent X-rays, an ultrasound, and blood tests to try to figure out what was ailing her

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