Recently pet and stray dogs in Amravati city have been affected by Canine Parvovirus. It is a highly contagious viral disease that can be fatal to canine babies and dogs.
- It is spread through direct contact with an infected dog or indirect contact with a contaminated object.
- There is no cure for parvovirus. Only vaccination of dogs can protect against infection with this virus.
- Parvovirus B19 infects only humans.
Source – The Hindu