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After Culling Millions of Mink to Combat Covid, Denmark Weighs Digging Them Up Again – The Wall Street Journal

Local residents and opposition lawmakers worry that decomposing bodies could pollute water supplies

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Denmarks government is facing a grisly problem: What to do with the carcasses of some 17 million mink it ordered culled to stop the spread of a potentially dangerous mutation of Covid-19.
Farmers were instructed to kill the animals, which are raised for their fur, after researchers last month found they could serve as a reservoir for a strain of the virus that can resist the new vaccines being developed. At least 12 Danes have been infected with the mutated strain connected to mink. The cull order…

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