Jan M. Olsen, Associated Press Published 9:04 a.m. ET Nov. 7, 2020 | Updated 9:05 a.m. ET Nov. 7, 2020CLOSE A Danish report shows a mutation in COVID-19 has been found in 12 people in the northern part of the country who were infected by minks. WochitCOPENHAGEN, Denmark — More than a quarter million Danes went into lockdown Friday in a northern region of the country where a mutated variation of the coronavirus has infected minks being farmed for their fur, leading to an order to kill millions of the animals.Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen said the move was meant to contain the virus, and it came two days after the government ordered the cull of all 15 million minks bred at Denmark’s 1,139 mink farms.The coronavirus evolves constantly and, to date, there is no evidence that any of the mutations pose an increased danger to people. But Danish authorities were not taking any chances.”Instead of waiting for evidence, it is better to act quickly,” said Tyra Grove Krause, head department at Statens Serum Institut, a government agency that maps the spread of the coronavirus in Denmark.In seven northern Danish municipalities with some 280,000 residents sport and cultural activities have been


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