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Above and below ground: Validation of warning systems for early detection of SARS coronavirus – Newsletter

October 26, 2020

Surveillance of the SARS coronavirus is crucial to know where the virus circulates. The first experiences in spring 2020 have shown that the virus can be detected in sewage water – even before reported complaints by people in the same city.

Read more in the newsletter  (in Dutch) which gives an overview of the status of the research.

ErasmusMC, Public Health Services (GGD), GP practices and National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM) closely cooperate with KWR Water Research Institute, Water Boards (Waterschappen), Foundation for Applied Water Research (STOWA), Partners4UrbanWater and Royal Haskoning DHV.