Professor Sandra McLellan is optimistic about the future of wastewater surveillance
Sandra McLellan, Professor
of infectious diseases beyond COVID-19. She and her research team have been monitoring COVID-19 in wastewater for nearly two years and are now able to identify different variants of COVID-19 and they’ve begun monitoring influenza levels.
Multiple news outlets covered whether omicron is nearing its peak in Wisconsin.
Fox6 News: Milwaukee COVID wastewater levels could soon go down, researchers say, Jan. 23, 2022
WISN12: Scientists search for COVID-19 clues in sewage, Jan. 21, 2022
CBS58: ‘Cautiously optimistic’: Declining COVID-19 levels in wastewater show promising signs, Jan. 21, 2022
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: As wastewater indicates omicron decline has begun elsewhere in U.S., Wisconsin experts await the same sign, Jan. 21, 2022
TMJ4: Experts: Wastewater monitoring mirrors COVID-19 case decline in county, too early to say we’ve peaked, Jan. 20, 2022
PBS Wisconsin: Wastewater surveillance for COVID-19 virus poised to detect future Wisconsin outbreaks, Jan. 25, 2022