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#COVID19 Preprint Journal Club: “Wastewater Analysis of SARS-CoV-2 as a Predictive Metric of Positivity Rate for a Major Metropolis”

More wastewater sampling work, “Wastewater Analysis of SARS-CoV-2 as a Predictive Metric of Positivity Rate for a Major Metropolis“.  This one is a larger-scale study in a big city that found wastewater spikes in SARS-CoV-2 to present clinical positives by 2 weeks which is a huge lead time and of …

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#COVID-19 Preprint Journal Club: “Longitudinal monitoring of SARS-CoV-2 RNA on high-touch surfaces in a community setting”

A break from wastewater articles!  “Longitudinal monitoring of SARS-CoV-2 RNA on high-touch surfaces in a community setting“. There’s not actually been a ton of articles about fomites recently… this appears less and less likely to be a source of transmission for SARS-CoV-2 although we certainly wouldn’t want to rule it …

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the microbiology of the Built Environment network

https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Wastewater_Clarifiers.jpg Getting harder to keep up with all the wastewater articles related to SARS-CoV-2.  It’s becoming more and more common as a method of environmental surveillance for the virus.  And yes, this article, Tracking SARS-CoV-2 RNA through the wastewater treatment process,  came out a month ago… I’ve been too busy …

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the microbiology of the Built Environment network

https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:HK_SZ_Shenzhen_%E5%AF%B6%E5%AE%89%E5%8D%80_BaoAn_%E8%A5%BF%E7%92%B0%E8%B7%AF_Xihuan_Road_%E6%96%87%E5%8D%9A%E5%AE%AE_Wenbo_Palace_chinese_gate_sign_n_bus_385_April_2017_IX1_cropped.jpg Here’s an article about a superspreader event… which of course falls under the rubric of the microbiology of the built environment, because all these large transmission events happen indoors!  “Community Outbreak Investigation of SARS-CoV-2 Transmission Among Bus Riders in Eastern China” describes… well like it says in the title.  …

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