How sewers are helping us to monitor disease outbreaks

February 26th, 2024

BBC Worldwide, Other, 22/02/2024, David Cox
Studying the pathogens in sewage is helping scientists to track outbreaks of infectious diseases – and intervene before they escalate. […] “Dealing with wastewater might not be everyone’s favourite job,” says Ahmed, a principal research scientist at The Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) Environment in the city of Brisbane.

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