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Greece Discovers New Coronavirus Strain Mutated in Minks

A new coronavirus strain that infected mink during the second wave of the pandemic in November has also spread to humans in Western Macedonia, scientists say. According to scientists from the Biomedical Research Foundation of the Academy of Athens (IIBEAA), the...

Culling of Thousands of Coronavirus-Infected Minks Begins in Kozani, Greece

The procedure to cull a total of 2,500 thousand minks began in Greece's northern city of Kozani on Saturday. All 2,500 minks had contracted the COVID-19 novel coronavirus. The infected mink population is located in the village of Kaloneri of...

Greece Now Has Legions of Coronavirus Infected Minks

Covid-19 has now been detected in thousands of minks at a farm in northern Greece, according to an Agriculture Ministry official's statement on Friday. The testing of the animals was spurred by the discovery just days ago of the virus...