A 47-year-old member asked:
Puppy just died of parvovirus and i'm 8 weeks pregnant. should i be concerned?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Infectious Disease 49 years experience
Not at all: Despite the name, canine or feline parvovirus does not at all cause infection in people. The human parvovirus (called b19) does not infect animals.
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Last updated Nov 7, 2012
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