National Wastewater Surveillance for Infectious Diseases Worthy of Further Investment, Says New Report
Tuesday, January 24, 2023 08:43 AM
Wastewater surveillance was a valuable component of the U.S. public health response in the nation’s emergency response to the COVID-19 pandemic, and is worthy of further development and continued investment, says a new report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. The report offers recommendations to strengthen nationwide coordination and ensure a national wastewater surveillance system that is flexible, equitable, and sustainable to inform the public health response to COVID-19 and future infectious diseases. Read more.