Scientists study coronavirus outbreaks among minks in Europe

Business Insider | Aug 2, 2020 at 2:00 AM
  • 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.
  • In the meantime, authorities have killed more than 1 million minks at breeding farms in both countries as a precaution.
  • The Netherlands, which has some 160 mink farms, is the world’s fourth-biggest producer of the prized fur after Denmark, China and Poland.