Coronavirus outbreaks at mink farms in Spain and the Netherlands have scientists digging into how the animals got infected and if they can spread it to people.
Mink-to-human transmission of coronavirus?
A mink on a fur farm in Belarus. (File photo: AP)
Another point of discussion during the summit was that more evidence is emerging that #COVID19 transmission from humans to animals is possibly occurring, namely to felines (including cats and tigers), dogs and minks.— World Health Organization (WHO) (@WHO) July 2, 2020
Mink breeding farms and COVID-19
Minks in a mink fur farm in Belarus. (File photo: AP)