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Pets aboard aircraft present a patient safety issue – Canadian Medical Association

Crack Canadian journalist Andre Picard reports in The Globe and Mail from St. John’s that the Canadian Medical Association, during it’s annual meeting has called on airlines to “ban animals from cabins because their presence poses too great a risk to people with asthma and allergies”. The only exception, the CMA said, should be service dogs that assist people who are visually impaired or have autism.