COVID-19 and Danish Mink Farms

In 2020, Covid-19 circulated widely among mink on fur farms in Denmark. The virus accumulated a mutation on the spike protein, and the new variant re-emerged in November to infect at least 12 humans. This discovery generated fear that Denmark could become the epicenter of a new pandemic.

Grace Zhang
College of Science and Engineering

Mildred Agyapong
College of Liberal Arts

Taylor Karjala
College of Liberal Arts