A mutation of coronavirus has been found in the mink species in Ireland. With the possibility of mass culling imminent we delve into the reason for this culling.
Last week, in Denmark, there was a mass culling of 2.5 million minks. The minks showed a mutation of the coronavirus that could potentially render the new vaccines made by Pfizer and Moderna obsolete. This cannot happen if humanity is to triumph over COVID19.
Was this action right? Morally? Legally?
We leave the moral judgement to our readers but in terms of legality to this mass culling, Denmark is facing legal action from animal rights groups across the world. 2.5 million animals wiped out in a matter of minutes.
More to follow on this story.