In the Netherlands, mink infected with coronavirus employee of the farm. This is the first case of transmission COVID-19 from animals to humans

The case of transmission of coronavirus infection COVID-19 from the mink man was recorded on fur farms. About it reported the Ministry of agriculture of the Netherlands on may 19.

In April the infection of coronavirus confirmed in burrows on two fur farms in the province of North Brabant. Animals were tested after the occurrence in them of certain symptoms: in rodents found shortness of breath.

Authorities have restricted access to farms as a precaution and said that the risk of spread of the virus from animals to humans is not.

The Ministry of agriculture ordered all the farms to do the analysis-screening of burrows for the presence of antibodies to coronavirus infection.

May 16 in the Netherlands have three cats and one dog for the first time in the country identified COVID-19. Infected cats was discovered while checking the local mink farm, where last month there was a disease outbreak. Three cats in the blood were identified with appropriate antibodies.

Who previously focused on the fact that the virus is not transmitted from animals to humans.

According to data from the American Johns Hopkins University, in the Netherlands as of may 20, the coronavirus has infected 44 449, 5734 of them died and 167 have recovered.

Flash coronavirus infection COVID-19 began at the end of 2019 in China. March 11, 2020, the world health organization declared the spread of the coronavirus pandemic.

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