Project Details

Description

This project looks to create a Chicago-based wastewater surveillance system for SARS-CoV-2 to provide a non-invasive and cost-effective way to examine community spread of the virus. By giving advance warning of emerging viral hotspots up to a week earlier than traditional tests, wastewater surveillance could give public health workers valuable time to mobilize and protect communities from uncontrolled outbreaks.
StatusActive
Effective start/end date9/15/209/14/21

Funding

  • University of Illinois at Chicago (18224 RM//101635-00001)
  • Walder Foundation (18224 RM//101635-00001)

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