Testing the Wastewaters: Researchers Develop a Fast and Effective Method for Detecting SARS-CoV-2

Since the on-set of the pandemic, researchers around the world in diverse fields of study have pivoted their work to support the fight against COVID19. Dr. Amina Stoddart, an assistant professor in Dalhousie University’s department of civil and resource engineering and researcher at the Centre for Water Resources Studies, is no different. Listen as she explains how her research team is using their expertise in water treatment to design an ingenious method to detect the COVID-19 virus. This research supports front-line healthcare workers and may be a critical piece in controlling the spread of the virus.

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