After Anushka Sharma, Alia Bhatt, sister Shaheen request individuals to not 'abandon' pets amid coronavirus scare

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Alia Bhatt, Shaheen request individuals to not ‘abandon’ pets& 

As the world is underneath lockdown, persons are definitely nervous in regards to the COVID-19 unfold. During these robust instances, many rumours have been doing the rounds of the web and one in every of them claims that the virus may be unfold through pets. Since then, individuals have been attempting to boost consciousness about this pretend declare. Earlier today, Bollywood actress Anushka Sharma shared a post on this, now Alia Bhatt and sister Shaheen has joined the trigger.

Both Alia and Shaheen took to Instagram to share a joint assertion in regards to the trigger. Take a glance:

Part of the assertion reads, “Since the outbreak of COVID-19 news has been rampant of people abandoning their pets as well as killing or euthanising animals for fear of catching the virus from them. There is currently NO EVIDENCE to suggest that pet animals can be a source of infection to humans. Maharashtra’s Health Minister Rajesh Tope has said that there is no case in the world of domesticated animals spreading Coronavirus and people SHOULD NOT ABANDON THEIR PETS for fear of infection. Pet owners- maintain good hygiene, including washing your hands before and after handling animals as well as their food and if you’re sick avoid direct contact with them. But please. Keep your animals. Love them. Care for them.”

Anushka Sharma’s assertion additionally mirrored the identical sentiments and it reads, “It’s a humble request for all the pet parents to not abandon their pets during these times of crisis. Please instead, take care of them and keep them safe with you. It’s inhuman to abandon them.”

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Sonam Kapoor had shared a post on this as properly and penned, “To whomsoever, it concerns please read this. If I could go and feed the stray animals I would. Also, my heartfelt request to please allow dog food to be available: the trucks that carry them haven’t been allowed to come through the state borders. It’s my heartfelt request.”

The COVID-19 unfold has claimed 10 lives in India, thus far.

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