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    Singer Bad Bunny tests positive for coronavirus, pulls out of American Music Awards

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    Bad Bunny watched the award ceremony from his home.

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    Recently, Bad Bunny joined the cast of the Kevin Hart-produced movie "American Sole".
    LOS ANGELES: Puerto Rico star Bad Bunny has tested positive for coronavirus, forcing him to pull out of the American Music Awards.

    Bad Bunny, whose real name is Benito Antonio Martinez Ocasio, was set to perform his latest hit "Dakiti" alongside frequent collaborator Jhay Cortez at the ceremony on Monday, but cancelled without offering an explanation.

    A source close to the 26-year-old singer told Entertainment Weekly that he is not showing any "major symptoms" at the moment.

    After getting back his test results, Bad Bunny watched the award ceremony from his home here.

    The singer remotely presented the first new Latin award for Favourite Female Artist, and accepted his awards for Favourite Latin Male Artist and Favourite Latin Album for his 2019 release 'YHLQMDLG'.

    Recently, Bad Bunny joined the cast of the Kevin Hart-produced movie "American Sole". He will star alongside the likes of Pete Davidson, O'Shea Jackson Jr, Camila Mendes and Offset.

    Covid Strikes Animal Kingdom: Dogs, Cats & Tigers Face Coronavirus Fury

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    Wild Wild World

    The World Health Organization (WHO) for the longest time believed that coronavirus cannot infect pets like dogs or cats.



    In less than a month, several reports of various animals contracting the diseases made the WHO pause and think about their stance. The reports suggest that this deadly virus can break the species barrier and move around.



    WHO's intergovernmental animal health body - World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) - confirmed that there is a possibility that some animals can get infected through close contact with infected humans.



    OIE said that studies are under way to understand the issue better and that it is still too early to say whether pets could be the intermediate host in the transmission of the COVID-19.



    While they are urging anyone who has become sick to limit contact with pets, we look at all the animals who contracted the disease from humans.



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