Social News – COVID-19


Pets & Animals


The Netherlands is the world’s fourth biggest fur farmer after China, Denmark and Poland. Spain is the seventh largest European producer. (article)


COVID-19 outbreaks have been reported in fur farms in the Netherlands, Denmark, Spain, Sweden, Italy and the USA, and millions of animals have had to be culled. (article)


“Global pressure to end the farming of wild species.” (article)


USDA list of Animals affected by COVID-19:


Is treatment of the minks (mass death) paving the way of dealing with other species at risk of coronavirus?  (Setup for predictive programming?)  (Instead of Wuhan bats, blame minks?)


Zoo animals vaccinated with experimental COVID-19 vaccines from Zoetis (formerly Pfizer) (article)


News – Pets & Animals







Toronto Sun

Underground railroad emerges to thwart Hong Kong hamster massacre


Washington Post

-      COVID


CBC News

Deadly avian flu spreads to 2nd Newfoundland location


-      H5N1 not COVID



Virus that causes COVID-19 found in Quebec deer


Jaela Bernstien


GuardianTV (USA)

Next up for their Covid-19 shots: Skunks and other animals at a Florida zoo


Michigan-based veterinary pharmaceutical company Zoetis


CTV News

The Toronto Zoo is planning to vaccinate its animals against COVID-19


Abby Neufeld

2021-10-20 (USA

Cincinnati Zoo administers COVID-19 vaccine for 80 animals – from giraffes to great apes


Wyatte Grantham-Philips

2021-10-12 (USA)

Rare snow leopard dies after showing signs of COVID-19


Debra Dolan


2021-09-29 (USA)

BREC Zoo: Burreaux the Giraffe died of anaphylactic shock





2021-08-10 (USA)

LSU’s live tiger mascot, Mike VII, is fully vaccinated against COVID-19


second dose 6-Aug-2021



2021-07-29 (USA)

SARS-CoV-2 in Animals in the United States



2021-07-15 (USA)

As zoos begin to vaccinate some animals, Baton Rouge Zoo holds off, wants more data



2021-07-03 (USA)

California zoo animals receive experimental Covid vaccine



2021-06-07 (INDIA)

Asiatic lioness becomes first animal to die from Covid in India


Vishwam Sankaran


Globe and Mail (BC)

B.C. mink farm in quarantine after animal tests positive for COVID-19




CTV News

Danes start digging up minks to prevent water pollution


Associated Press

BBC News


BBC News

Covid: Will your pet need a coronavirus vaccine?




National Geographic

What the mink COVID-19 outbreaks taught us about pandemics


Dina Fine Maron


Newsweek (Amplify)

9 Signs Your Cat Has COVID-19 and What to Do About It (sponsored article)




Business Insider (India)

First confirmed case of COVID-19 in pet reported in South Korea


-   kitten


Bitchute / Fearless Nation

Pigs Catch COVID – UK Bans Free Range Chickens! – War on Meat / Animal Ag


USA Today

Mink infected with mutated coronavirus strain escaped from Oregon farm afflicted by COVID-19 outbreak




Covid-19 mink variants discovered in humans in seven countries


Sophie Kevany, Tom Carstensen



What’s the science behind mink and coronavirus?


Helen Briggs



Denmark finds 214 people with mink-related coronavirus

“found mink-related strands of the novel coronavirus in 214 people since June”


More Than 200 People Catch Mink-Related Covid-19 In Denmark Since June, Prompting World Health Organization To Investigate


Robert Hart


BBC News

Coronavirus and mink: What are the implications?

Helen Briggs

-   “genetic changes in the virus they say might undermine the effectiveness of Covid-19 vaccines currently in development.”


Denmark vows to kill millions of minks even after WHO downplays Covid mutation risk


Adela Suliman

2020-11-06 / Thomson Reuters

WHO Looks at Mink Farm Biosecurity Globally After Danish Coronavirus Cases

Emma Farge, Kate Kelland

Denmark’s State Serum Institute, which deals with infectious diseases, said a mutated strain of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus had been found in 12 people and on 5 mink farms.


North Denmark in lockdown over mutated virus in mink farms

Jan M. Olsen

Only people with so-called “critical functions” such as police and health officials and different authorities are being permitted to cross municipal boundaries.


Over 3,000 mink dead from coronavirus at animal farm in Wisconsin


Utah and Michigan as well.


Coronavirus: Millions of mink to be culled after passing COVID mutation to humans




EcoWatch / Olivia Rosane

Denmark To Kill up To 17 Million Farmed Mink To Stop Coronavirus Mutation


Olivia Rosane


Nearly 10,000 minks die after Covid-19 outbreak at Utah fur farms


Wilson Wong

Respiratory distress = COVID-19


Farming Independent

US funds $1m research project studying COVID-19 in US beef supply chain




A million mink culled in Netherlands and Spain amid Covid-19 fur farming havoc


Sophie Kevany


National Geographic

Did a mink just give the coronavirus to a human? Here’s what we know.


Dina Fine Maron


Coronavirus fears as China plans to protect vast mink and fox fur industry from backlash at wildlife trade


Jane Dalton


E&E News

Day of reckoning dawns for industrial livestock farms


Marc Heller



See also:


AO COVID-19 - What Do Doctors Say?



AO COVID-19 - What Do Lawyers Say?





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Disclaimer: This information has been compiled through private amateur research for the purpose of allowing the reader to make an informed and educated decision.  However, while the information is believed to be reliable, completeness and accuracy cannot be guaranteed.








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