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Updated November 26, 2020, 5:58 p.m.
- In Denmark, mink is being massacred because it carries a mutated version of the SARS-CoV-2 virus.
- Dead animals suddenly rise from a grave in the Jutland region because of gases in their bodies.
- Denmark’s Prime Minister regrets the fate of the mink breeders and apologizes: “This is because of Corona.”
On Twitter is already from the “Zombie Nerds“the speech: emerging Putrefaction gases give Denmark a creepy sight. Millions of minks had to killed and buried will. You wear one mutated version of the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 in itself. It has already been transferred to humans.
As pictures from the Danish media showed, they are Corpses of hundreds of animals in a grave in the Jutland region came back to the surface due to gases expanding in their bodies. The police in Holstenbro said the culled mink was only covered by a thin layer of sand. The sandy bottom does not hold the bloated bodies.
The Danish Ministry of Environment and Agriculture is exposed to the accusation that the dead are in a hurry Don’t bury animals deep enough but only spoke of a “temporary problem”. The animals should be covered again with earth. Local residents and environmentalists but demanded that the animals be dug up and burned to protect the population.
The fate of the mink breeders goes Denmark’s Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen visibly to the kidneys. The breeders should know that it is not their fault that all the animals have to be killed, said the head of government on a mink farm near Kolding.
Mette Frederiksen tearfully apologizes to the breeders
Close to tears, she reported about hers emotional visit to the farmwhere a father and his son would have to see the end of their life’s work within a very short time. “It wasn’t because of them, not because they were bad mink breeders. That’s because of Corona“, she said, as a recording of the channels TV2 and DR showed.
In addition, according to the Ritzau news agency, Frederiksen asked the breeders to do so Sorry. “I think there is reason to apologize for the way it went. Mistakes were made, and one has to be able to both regret and excuse that, “Frederiksen von Ritzau was quoted as saying. However, she adhered to the decision that all fur animals must be culled.
Frederiksen announced on November 4th that all minks in the country are killed because the coronavirus has mutated in animals and has already spread to humans. Especially one mutated variant of the virus war Classified as a matter of concern by the Danish Health Institute SSI because, according to the institute, this could have possible effects on future corona vaccines.
Food Minister had to resign
As it turned out, at the time of the announcement, the necessary legal basis was lacking for the mass cull. This had Minister of Food, Agriculture and Fisheries Mogens Jensen only granted several days later. He ultimately vacated his ministerial post. (hau / dpa)
Denmark has all farmed minks in the country killed. The reason: A variant of the coronavirus discovered in animals could pose a risk to the effectiveness of a future vaccine.
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