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ANIMAL HOLOCAUST: Denmark to gas and kill ONE MILLION minks due to risk of coronavirus contagion

There have been occasional cases of zoo animals and house pets infected with the coronavirus during the pandemic, with humans the likely cause of infection.

REUTERS: Denmark will kill around 1 million mink after finding further coronavirus infections among the animals at farms that breed them for their fur, authorities said.

The Nordic country is the world’s largest producer of mink and had previously killed animals on farms hit by infections, but outbreaks have persisted.

Fresh cases have been registered at 41 mink farms and another 20 were believed affected, totalling up to 1 million minks, Environment and Food Minister Mogens Jensen said at a press briefing…

In May, Spain ordered the killing of all 93,000 mink at a farm to prevent human contagion after finding that most of the mink there were infected with the coronavirus…

There have been occasional cases of zoo animals and house pets coming down with the coronavirus during the global pandemic, with humans the likely cause of infection. SOURCE…

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