Adam Smith

Environmental engineering professor at USC’s Viterbi School of Engineering

Environmental engineering professor at USC’s Viterbi School of Engineering

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Scientists are looking into whether sewage (at wastewater treatment plants) can be early indicators of new coronavirus outbreaks in LA.

Scientists turn to LA wastewater to track coronavirus outbreaks

Scientists are looking into whether sewage (at wastewater treatment plants) can be early indicators of new coronavirus outbreaks in LA.

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