COVID Found in Wild Animal for the First Time in Utah

The first known COVID-19 case has been identified in a wild animal, leading to calls for widespread monitoring of wildlife.

The first known COVID-19 case has been identified in a wild animal, leading to calls for widespread monitoring of wildlife.

According to the US Department of Agriculture, a wild mink had tested positive to COVID-19 around an infected mink farm that is located in Utah.

Coronavirus outbreaks at wild animal farms in Europe and the United States have killed thousands of animals.

As a result, millions of farmed mink had to be killed across Europe.

The virus has also been found in snow leopards and zoo tigers in the United States and in a small number of household dogs and cats.


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