A solid No. 2 surveillance tool: How a year of testing Colorado’s coronavirus poop has gone
More than 65% of Colorado’s population is now under wastewater surveillance, which has been a critical leg of the state’s COVID-19 testing stool.
Your poop may soon serve as an early warning system for Colorado coronavirus outbreaks
Why the attention to the sewage? A Utah city spotted a spike in coronavirus a week before it showed up in tests. That knowledge could allow communities to act to slow the spread of COVID-19.
Colorado sewage treatment plants are examining your poop for coronavirus clues. Seriously.
Humans begin to shed coronavirus in their feces within three days of infection, which could provide a heads up on outbreaks. At least three Colorado water treatment systems are studying poo for warning signs.