Wastewater surveillance program detects the genetic fingerprint of SARS-CoV-2 in Wisconsin’s sewage

Detecting and measuring how much virus is in wastewater is may provide an early warning signal that cases of COVID-19 may soon rise and provide a readout of how levels of virus change in a population over time.

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New fact-checking projects focus on combatting COVID-19 misinformation

With information about COVID-19 rapidly circulating online, it can be difficult to determine what’s true and what’s not. SJMC faculty and students are working on several projects to combat misinformation.

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Advancing the fight against a global pandemic

By studying the novel coronavirus from many angles and disciplines, UW–Madison is at the forefront of fighting COVID-19. School of Veterinary Medicine researchers are leading several of these studies, helping to address major challenges of …

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