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Researchers To Test Wastewater Statewide For Early COVID-19 Detection

Friday, December 11, 2020
Water with rain drop ripples.

Michigan State University researchers have received $2.1 million in grant funding to test for the novel coronavirus in wastewater, which has the potential to be an early warning…

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Environmental Engineer And Team Monitor Community Health In Detroit

Monday, September 28, 2020
Underground sewer system

Associate Professor Irene Xagoraraki and her students (Brijen Miyani, Liang Zhao and Maddie Spooner) in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Michigan State University are working with collaborators John…

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Wastewater May Help Predict the Next COVID-19 Outbreak

Monday, May 11, 2020
A dark image of an underground sewer tunnel.

The secret to predicting viral outbreaks like COVID-19 might be in our sewers. A Michigan State University researcher is spearheading a study to determine if viral outbreaks can…

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