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Sewage testing gives clues of coronavirus

 


Scientists looking for new ways to identify potential coronavirus outbreaks are turning their attention to what could be an early warning sign: the stuff you flush down the toilet.

New studies increasingly show that the coronavirus's genetic code can be detected in the remnants of fecal matter that flows through sewers and into sewage facilities, either in raw wastewater or in what is euphemistically known as sludge.

https://thehill.com/policy/healthcare/499997-sewage-testing-gives-clues-of-coronavirus?utm_source=&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=30286

 

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