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Cities Around the World Are Looking for Clues About Covid-19 In Human Poop

A global effort of sewage sleuths could change the way health officials battle coronavirus

Photo illustration. Source: Chakrapong Worathat/EyeEm/Getty Images

Across the globe, Covid-19 detectives are finding their research united by one thing: poop. Specifically, data that can be extracted from our sewage, which can tell us a lot about how the…




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documentary field producer, independent journalist, photo-taker. insects/drugs/vaporwave. life is a vision—enter the void. // more info at troyfarah.com

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