Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

An early warning system: Testing wastewater for COVID-19

Wastewater samples prove everyone infected with COVID-19 'poops' out a little of the rapidly evolving disease. While researchers say the wastewater is not known to be infectious, it does show that COVID-19—the root cause ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Sequencing of wastewater useful for control of SARS-CoV-2

Viral genome sequencing of wastewater can detect new SARS-CoV-2 variants before they are detected by local clinical sequencing, according to a new study reported in mBio, an open-access journal of the American Society for ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Analyzing wastewater to understand the spread of COVID-19

Over six months ago, two University of Missouri professors, Marc Johnson and Chung-Ho Lin, started detecting remnants of the virus that causes COVID-19 in samples of wastewater collected across Missouri. Now, even with the ...

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