Hamilton Spectator: Flushing out COVID-19: Will sewage testing help track pandemic outbreaks in Hamilton?

Hamilton residents could soon help flush out COVID-19 outbreaks with every trip to the loo.

The city is eyeing two different experiments — including one pitched by McMaster University researchers — that would test sewage flowing into the Woodward treatment plant to measure spikes in coronavirus infection.

It turns out pandemic poo could be an early warning system for fresh COVID-19 outbreaks in cities.

Read more at the Hamilton Spectator

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