Following experts into Michigan State sewers as they search for signs of COVID-19 in wastewater
EAST LANSING, Mich. – Local 4 followed scientists into the sewers at Michigan State University as they searched for early warning signs of the coronavirus (COVID-19) in wastewater. What started as an intriguing laboratory finding about analyzing wastewater to detect the virus that causes COVID-19 has not turned into something more. Experts are hoping the testing might bring early warning and indicate the scale of an outbreak in a given community. Can we detect infections early?” Rose said. Rose said the state is looking to set up 13 labs across Michigan to do similar testing.