Wastewater Based Epidemiology Studies for the Coronavirus: Part 2 – National Data

By Ian Pepper, University of Arizona & WEST Center

Background: In Part 1, we described the concept of measuring Coronavirus concentrations in sewage as a leading indicator of the pandemic. Researchers at WEST have now been accepting and analyzing sewage samples from all over the U.S. including Los Angeles, Seattle and New York. The time frame for sampling has been from early March 2020 to June 2020, allowing for trends to be discerned when multiple samples over time have been analyzed. 

Cannabis

By Sally Brown, University of Washington

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