Sewage May Be Essential to Spotting Next COVID-19 Outbreak

July 17, 2020 01:49 PM
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For public health officials attempting to manage the spread of coronavirus, knowing how many people in a city or neighborhood are infected is key. But challenges to widespread population testing are leading many cities to look for data under manhole covers. Yes, sewage may be essential to spotting the next outbreak. Matt Dibble has the story.