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The University of Illinois Springfield hosted a webinar Friday regarding animals’ ability to transmit infectious diseases to humans.

The “bats, monkeys and dogs, oh my!” was a free virtual webinar presented by Dr. Connie Austin.

According to Dr. Austin, there have been several cases of animals catching COVID-19 from their close contact with humans. However, there has been no cases of humans getting COVID from animals.

This story appeared on WCIA on Sept. 17, 2021.

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