Tiger at New York’s Bronx Zoo tests positive for COVID-19

A tiger at the Bronx Zoo in New York City has tested positive for coronavirus, in the first known case of a human infecting an animal, the zoo’s chief veterinarian confirmed. Chief veterinarian at the Bronx Zoo, Paul Calle said Nadia, a 4-year-old Malayan tiger that tested positive for COVID-19, after she developed a dry cough along with three other tigers and three lions. The veterinarian said: “Nadia became sick after exposure to an asymptomatic zoo employee.” Nadia underwent X-rays, an ultrasound and blood tests to try to figure out what was ailing her. They decided to test for COVID-19 given the surge in cases in New York City, the epic center of the outbreak in the United States. From Brexit breaking news to HD movie trailers, The Sun newspaper brings you the latest news videos and explained from the UK and around the world.

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