PRO/AH/EDR> COVID-19 update (71): world, animal, mink, WHO/FAO/OIE risk assessment

COVID-19 — Worldwide/Unknown
A global risk assessment conducted by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the World Organisation for Animal health (OIE), and WHO has shown that the overall risk of introduction and spread of the SARS-CoV-2 virus, the virus that causes COVID-19, from the fur-farming system to humans and to susceptible wildlife populations in the WHO European Region is considered high.
The global tripartite conducted the risk assessment in light of the Region’s high number of