A mink farm at Beek en Donk in the Netherlands is one of two that have been quarantined after animals were infected with the coronavirus. Photo: EPA-EFE A mink farm at Beek en Donk in the Netherlands is one of two that have been quarantined after animals were infected with the coronavirus. Photo: EPA-EFE
A mink farm at Beek en Donk in the Netherlands is one of two that have been quarantined after animals were infected with the coronavirus. Photo: EPA-EFE

Coronavirus cases at Dutch mink farms highlight need to monitor animal spread

  • Mink are thought to have contracted the illness from employees at the farms, which have been quarantined
  • As more species become infected and the situation evolves, expert says ‘it’s pertinent that we keep an eye on this’

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A mink farm at Beek en Donk in the Netherlands is one of two that have been quarantined after animals were infected with the coronavirus. Photo: EPA-EFE A mink farm at Beek en Donk in the Netherlands is one of two that have been quarantined after animals were infected with the coronavirus. Photo: EPA-EFE
A mink farm at Beek en Donk in the Netherlands is one of two that have been quarantined after animals were infected with the coronavirus. Photo: EPA-EFE
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