Wastewater surveillance becomes more targeted in search for polio, monkeypox and Covid-19

Some disease detectives in the United States are narrowing their wastewater surveillance efforts to zero in on specific buildings and to identify hot spots for a growing list of diseases.…

Health officials urge New Yorkers to get vaccinated after poliovirus detected in wastewater in another county

The four wastewater samples were collected in July and August in Sullivan County, northwest of Orange County. CNN previously reported that polio was identified in wastewater samples from Rockland County,…

Polio Has Been Detected in New York City Wastewater, Officials Say

Polio outbreaks incited regular panics decades ago, until a vaccine was developed and the disease was largely eradicated. Then on Friday, New York City health authorities announced that they had…

As Infrastructure Money Flows, Wastewater Improvements Are Key

HAYNEVILLE, Ala. — What babbles behind Marilyn Rudolph’s house in the rural countryside is no brook. A stained PVC pipe juts out of the ground 30 feet behind her modest,…