Traces of Novel Coronavirus in Wastewater Provide Early Signs of Changes in Local Infection Rate
Sep 30, 2020
Provides overview of a study in Jackson County, North Carolina that shows the importance of looking at wastewater data for early warning signs of COVID-19 outbreaks. The study focused on a rural population and was able to indicate an increase or decrease in infections before confirmed cases were reported.
Infectious diseases · Infrastructure · Rural-urban differences · Statistics and data · Wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention · North Carolina