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COVID Variant Tied to Heart Inflammation in Cats, Dogs

FRIDAY, Nov. 5, 2021 (HealthDay News) — At a veterinary clinic in the United Kingdom, the staff noticed a sudden and atypical increase in cats and dogs who were experiencing myocarditis, an inflammation of the heart muscle.

Was it a coincidence that these animals were showing up severely ill from a condition that has been linked to COVID-19 just as the highly contagious Alpha variant was circulating?

Apparently not.