Can the parvovirus effect small children or adults?

Answer

No, the parvovirus that effects dogs and cats cannot be contracted by humans. Fifth Disease is ‘parvovirus B19’ that effects humans (that maybe what you are thinking of). The two are not the same and not passed between species.

Updated on April 16, 2018

Original Article:

Symptoms of Parvovirus in Dogs
By Cynthia Hoover
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