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Tag: COVID-19

Project to Detect COVID-19 Through Wastewater Expands Across Nova Scotia

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Researchers have started collecting human wastewater samples at sites across Nova Scotia. Samples are being collected as part of a project that could help...

Top Five Wastewater Stories of 2020

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1. Wastewater Test Could Provide Early Warning of COVID-19 A new test to detect SARS-CoV-2 in the wastewater of communities infected with the virus is...

Infrastructure Grants Available to Support COVID-19 Response, Recovery in B.C.

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The Province of B.C. is accepting applications from local governments, Indigenous communities, and not-for-profit organizations for nearly $136 million in infrastructure grants to help...

Wastewater Data Indicates Imminent Surge in New COVID-19 Cases in Saskatoon

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Data collected by the University of Saskatchewan’s (USask) wastewater surveillance team shows that the number of COVID-19 cases in Saskatoon are likely to increase...

COVID-19 Early Warning System Developed for Saskatoon

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An early warning system that samples and tests Saskatoon’s wastewater for the SARS-CoV-2 virus, which causes COVID-19, has been developed by University of Saskatchewan researchers,...

Researcher Receives Federal Funding to Track Outbreaks Using Wastewater

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Faster detection of food-borne illness outbreaks by combining wastewater monitoring and social media technologies is the goal of a new $6.5-million project led by...

LuminUltra Files Patent for Rapid, Onsite COVID-19 Wastewater Testing Solution

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LuminUltra has filed a patent for a complete, rapid, and on-site COVID-19 wastewater testing solution that aims to make non-invasive community health assessment far...

Carleton Researcher Monitors Wastewater on Campus for Traces of COVID-19 Virus

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Carleton University is taking extra measures to ensure the safety of staff and students. Since September 2020, Banu Örmeci has added to these efforts by testing the campus’ wastewater...

University of Guelph Researchers Testing University Residence Wastewater as Early Detector...

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Researchers at the University of Guelph are developing a wastewater testing methodology to detect levels of the SARS-CoV-2 virus and help prevent outbreaks of...

U of G Researcher Receives Funding to Measure COVID-19 Levels in...

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A University of Guelph researcher has received $50,000 in federal funding to use wastewater to detect a new wave of COVID-19 infections before it...

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