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Study: Sewer samples signal pending rise or fall in COVID-19
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Researchers at the University of Nevada, Reno are among the latest to utilize a model that helps predict if confirmed COVID-19 cases in a local community will significantly rise or fall in the week ahead.
Scientists say data sampled from sewers and wastewater treatment plants in the Reno-Sparks area last year showed a correlation to the number of positive tests for coronavirus that would follow in about seven days.