Denmark plans to cull its entire mink population and announced strict new lockdown measures. Photo: Reuters Denmark plans to cull its entire mink population and announced strict new lockdown measures. Photo: Reuters
Denmark plans to cull its entire mink population and announced strict new lockdown measures. Photo: Reuters

Coronavirus pandemic

North Denmark in lockdown as millions of minks with mutated coronavirus ordered to be culled

  • Copenhagen warns that new version of virus could threaten effectiveness of future vaccines
  • The cull of 15 million minks may spell the end of Denmark’s status as the world’s largest mink fur producer, with most exports going to China and Hong Kong

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Denmark plans to cull its entire mink population and announced strict new lockdown measures. Photo: Reuters Denmark plans to cull its entire mink population and announced strict new lockdown measures. Photo: Reuters
Denmark plans to cull its entire mink population and announced strict new lockdown measures. Photo: Reuters
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