Denmark dumps 17 million culled mink in mass graves amid fears a mutated strain of Covid found in the animals could scupper vaccine breakthrough – as Matt Hancock warns of ‘grave consequences’ if variant becomes widespread

Denmark dumps 17 million culled mink in mass graves amid fears a mutated strain of Covid found in the animals could scupper vaccine breakthrough

More than 17 million mink are being culled and dumped in mass graves in Denmark in a desperate bid to eradicate a mutated strain of coronavirus that could make vaccines less potent. UK Health Secretary Matt Hancock warned today the new Covid-19 variant — called Cluster 5 — could have ‘grave consequences’ if it becomes […]

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