© 2024 Texas Public Radio
Real. Reliable. Texas Public Radio.
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00 0:00
Available On Air Stations

COVID-19 Outbreaks Plague Mink Farms

Four states are reporting outbreaks of the coronavirus among mink at about 15 farms — just a fraction of the U.S industry. But, the impact could be big, especially if the coronavirus situation in the U.S. goes the way of Denmark, where the government ordered the culling of millions of COVID-infected mink.

In Wisconsin, two farms are under quarantine. Chuck Quirmbach of member station WUWM reports.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

Copyright 2020 NPR. To see more, visit https://www.npr.org.