Could wastewater be used as a surveillance system for #Covid19? explores.
New research looks at wastewater to detect community spread of Covid-19
" found that the amount of SARS-CoV-2 particles in the sewage samples indicated a far higher number of people likely infected with Covid-19 than the reported cases in that area." via
In the absence of wide-scale clinical testing, some such as & are testing wastewater for #COVID19. One analysis revealed that one community could have at least 5x as many cases as had been reported. My latest for
On Mar 25 a wastewater study in Boston showed that out of 2.3 million people in the area, up to 115,000 could have already had #COVID19.
For more reporting on this intriguing way to track #covid19, check out these excellent pieces by , and I think we’ll be writing about this more in weeks to come 6/8
New research examines wastewater to detect community spread of Covid-19, writes
New research examines wastewater to detect community spread of Covid-19 #coronavirus via
New research examines wastewater to detect community spread of Covid-19 via
Showing higher infection rates than were assumed - interesting
A great way to identify a COVID-19 outbreaks in a particular area before it's visible in test results: