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posted on 13.09.2021, 19:45 authored by Scott OlesenScott Olesen

Note: Biobot Analytics, Inc. no longer uses the "risk index" as described in this manuscript. Refer instead to updated briefs at biobot.io/science.


Building-level wastewater monitoring can identify outbreaks, allowing mitigation measures to be put in place to prevent those outbreaks from growing. Wastewater concentrations of SARS-CoV-2 should be interpreted as a risk index that simultaneously estimates both the likelihood and the severity of a Covid-19 outbreak.

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