In February, the Danish government completed the slaughter of 15 million minks, an infectious disease of a mutated strain of coronavirus transmitted from animals to humans.
Madrid (EUROPA PRESS). -The Danish authorities began to expel 4 million minks for incineration at dawn this Thursday. Afterwards, in order to prevent the spread of the coronavirus mutation, they had to be buried at the beginning of the year.
According to locals, the excavation of the body began in the town of Norfeld, and the incineration process will take place in one of the 13 waste treatment plants that submitted an offer for these tasks.
In addition, the Minister pointed out that these dates were chosen to avoid the unpleasant odors from intensifying with the arrival of heat. He said: “Now is the time to take action.”
The project will serve as a test to control the state of mink burial in lime and soil for six months, and as a prelude to the mass burial of 15 million euthanized specimens.
In February, the Danish government completed the slaughter of 15 million minks, an infectious disease caused by a variant of the coronavirus that spread from animals to humans.
The crisis reached such an extent that Mogens Jensen, the former minister of the region, was forced to resign because the government admitted that at some point, there was insufficient legal basis to order and temporarily prohibit slaughter. Mink breeding.
The fear of sacrifice focused on one of the five virus variants related to the animal, which weakened humans’ ability to form antibodies, which could render the COVID-19 vaccine ineffective.