Denmark will kill all of its farmed mink because of coronavirus

Q: Denmark has ordered the slaughter of more than 15 million mink at more than 1,000 fur farms because many are infected with a mutant strain of the covid-19 virus that has now spread to more than 200 people and may prove more resistant to a future vaccine. Where is Denmark?

Circle the area on this map

Q: Denmark also placed more than a quarter million people in lockdown to control the spread of the mutated virus. The lockdown site is at the northern end of which peninsula that contains most of the land area of Denmark proper?

A. Crimean

B. Iberian

C. Jutland

D. Scandinavian

Q: What nation occupies the southern end of the Jutland Peninsula?

A. Belgium

B. Germany

C. Netherlands

D. Poland

Q: Infected humans spread the coronavirus to mink on Denmark’s fur farms. The virus mutated in the animals then spread back to humans. The covid-19 virus was believed to have originally spread from animals to humans in which nation?

A. China

B. India

C. Italy

D. South Africa

Q: Denmark’s fur farmers say the order to slaughter all the nation’s mink will destroy their industry. Where else have coronavirus outbreaks been reported on mink farms?

A. Italy

B. Spain

C. United States

D. All of the above

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