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Wastewater can reveal how many of us have gotten COVID-19

Since the early weeks of the COVID-19 pandemic in the United States, a group of Yale researchers has diligently tracked the virus via a useful but decidedly unglamorous source: sewage.

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Wastewater an untapped resource in COVID-19 fight

Investing in wastewater treatment could improve availability of water resources but countries in Sub-Saharan Africa are not prioritizing it even as the region grapples with water scarcity amid the COVID-19 pandemic, experts ...

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CDC turns to wastewater data to track COVID's spread

(HealthDay)—It's less enchanting than reading tea leaves, but federal health officials announced Friday that they are expanding nationwide efforts to track COVID-19 by monitoring virus levels found in raw sewage.

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Detecting novel SARS-CoV-2 variants in New York City wastewater

First Delta, then Omicron. The latest COVID variants have spread like wildfire across the globe in recent months, leading many scientists to wonder when the next variant will appear. Now, scientists may be one step closer ...

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Gothenburg: Coronavirus in wastewater at record high

In a week, the levels of the coronavirus in Gothenburg's wastewater have skyrocketed and increased by about 250% compared to the concentration from the previous weekly survey and the highest measured value so far during the ...

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