Skip to comments.Mutant COVID-19 strain in Denmark’s mink could cause ‘new pandemic’: scientist
Posted on 11/05/2020 2:29:30 PM PST by CheshireTheCat
The coronavirus mutation discovered in Denmarks mink could spark a new wave of the illness in the country, scientists warn.
Authorities in Denmark the worlds largest producer of mink furs said five cases of the new virus strain had been recorded on mink farms and 12 cases in humans.
The mutation showed a decreased sensitivity against antibodies, meaning it could potentially cause a COVID-19 vaccine to be less effective, experts said....
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I get that mink are kept in small cages right next to each other and have miserable, stressful lives.
But so too do meat rabbits.
At least with rabbits, they provide food for people.
The one good thing that could come out of the dread virus 'rona would be to put an end to mink coats, imho.
Anyway, getting back to rabbits, if I didn't know any better, I would wonder if the virus were engineered to mutate inside an animal that decadent westerners like to make a coat out of and not infect rabbits, which, I may be wrong, are probably eaten in China.
A big percentage of the uptick in Europe is coming from new mutations of the virus. Not sure if they mean it is coming from minks to humans, rather than just the people in the mink farming business spreading the mutation. Possibly on the furs - there was some talk about household pets not spreading it by saliva, but from their coats. E.g. People pet your dog, they put the virus on the dog, then spread the virus to others who touch the dog.
If it’s already mutated, the vaccine is pointless.
Sure it is
Just like the source was the wet animal market
I'm soooooo confused. I thought Sleepy Joe Basement-Biden said he knows exactly how to quickly eradicate Covid-19 based apparently on all the super-advanced genetic research that Sleepy Joe's been secretly conducting in his Biden-Basement Research Lab for the past six months (during the 2020 Presidential Campaign).
Given that Sleepy Joe already has the solution to quickly eradicate Covid-19, why doesn't Sleepy Joe quickly fly over to Denmark and also quickly eradicate the mutant Covid-19 strain in Denmark's mink population? (I just don't get it.)
Is the mink a relative of the Panglion? Remember they were thinking that creature harbored the virus?
I’m sorry to say but it’ll kill some people. Rest of us will survive. So let’s get on with the program
The COVID mask is modern day Slave Chains.
Only if Biden wins
If I may guess? Mink are related to ferrets, and ferrets are one of the animals that can catch the common cold, which is a corona virus.
Perhaps the same immune system that isn't so immune to the common cold is also susceptible to COVID?
Thank for the information.
Great. So Parvo is going to be the Covid of 2021?
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