Dal researchers help develop wastewater test that could act as an early warning sign for COVID-19 outbreaks

Dal researchers help develop wastewater test that could act as an early warning sign for COVID-19 outbreaks

Researchers at Dalhousie University have helped in the development of a rapid test to detect the presence of SARS-CoV-2 in wastewater -- an unexpected resource that is becoming a valuable sentinel in the global fight to contain the virus before it is able to spread.

Amina Stoddart, an assistant professor in the Department of Civil and Resource Engineering, is leading a project with colleagues Graham Gagnon and Rob Jamieson to develop a wastewater-based surveillance approach for COVID-19....

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