Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Next epidemic could be spotted early in wastewater, say scientists

Researchers analyzing wastewater say that routine monitoring at sewage treatment works could provide a powerful early warning system for the next flu or norovirus epidemic, alerting hospitals to prepare and providing public ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Using sewage to forecast COVID-19 infections

A new mathematical model uses wastewater samples to effectively forecast the number of clinical COVID-19 cases in a community five days in advance. The approach was developed and validated by Hokkaido University environmental ...

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