Two vaccine syringes on a baggy labelled with San Diego Zoo and Bonobo
The Rise of COVID-19 Vaccines for Animals
Thousands of animals have had their shot already. How many more really need it?
The Rise of COVID-19 Vaccines for Animals
The Rise of COVID-19 Vaccines for Animals

Thousands of animals have had their shot already. How many more really need it?

Thousands of animals have had their shot already. How many more really need it?

ABOVE: SAN DIEGO ZOO
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Q&A: Minks Can Transmit SARS-CoV-2 to Humans, Study Shows
Max Kozlov | Nov 13, 2020
Whole genome sequencing of the virus infecting the farm animals showed that it spread from the workers to the mink and back, indicating that an animal could serve as a viral reservoir.
Denmark to Cull 17 Million Mink Amid SARS-CoV-2 Mutation Concerns
Lisa Winter | Nov 5, 2020
Government authorities say because the animals are good hosts of the novel coronavirus, and this new viral variant could undermine vaccine efforts against COVID-19, they are destroying the nation's entire stock of mink.