Promiscuous coronavirus could infect rats, mice and ferrets and become a ‘revolving door virus’ which keeps mutating

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Coronavirus is ‘promiscuous’ and could jump into rats, mice, voles and ferrets and mutate before re-infecting humans, a prominent government advisor has warned.

The alert came after more than 200 people were diagnosed with mink-related coronavirus, a mutated form of the disease.

Millions of farmed mink have been culled in Denmark and Britain has now banned travel into the UK from the country for non-citizens



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** This post was originally published on November 13, 2020 **