Your toilet flushes are helping scientists test for COVID in LA

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Sewage from millions of Angelenos flows into an LA wastewater treatment plant in Carson, where scientists like Karla Ellison collect samples for coronavirus testing. Photo by Robin Estrin.

Scientists are checking LA sewage for coronavirus. As fewer people report test results, health officials say the data helps them see what’s next with the pandemic. 

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