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Columbia University researchers identified coronavirus mutations that could be connected to higher cases, hospitalizations and deaths.
Studies have determined wastewater is an effective tool to track rising coronavirus levels, but it’s unclear if it can replace conventional testing in New York City.
Tracking coronavirus through the sewers will be more important after there’s a vaccine, DEP commissioner says.
DEP aims to trace any spike in the levels of COVID-19 in the wastewater back to the neighborhood it came from so that public health officials can contain the spread.
Good news: The "untreated" poop has stopped flowing into the Hudson. Bad news: The rivers and some beaches aren't really great for water activities.
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