How poop can predict the next coronavirus hotspots

From Verge Science.

Across the US, experts are turning to a unique source of COVID-19 data: raw sewage. It turns out poop can function as a sort of coronavirus “canary in a coal mine,” giving cities a glimpse at the future of the pandemic — before traditional testing can. To see how this works, we visited one of the largest sewage treatment plants in the country.

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