Episode 26

COVID Clues in Dirty Water Data

In the fight against COVID-19, we need all the information we can get – and sometimes, we can’t worry about where that information comes from.
Even, if it’s in the dirty wastewater that leaves all our homes and businesses every day.

Australia’s Chief Scientist has just mobilised a large rapid-response, multidisciplinary team. The team believes wastewater could hold key information about the presence of covid-19 in the areas where it’s collected.

In this episode, we talk to one of the team’s members, Dr Melissa Humphries. Her role be in providing key statistical analysis of the data in that dirty water.

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