Research on possible new coronavirus in mink

The Netherlands Government has reported on new research findings relating to Covid-19 at mink farms, and suggesting that there has been a transmission of a new coronavirus from mink to human.

The investigation has also shown that mink with Covid-19 can be asymptomatic. Based on this new information, the Netherlands Government has introduced new safety measures.

According to the National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM) the risk of the virus being transmitted from mink to human outside mink sheds remains negligible.

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