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Testing poop to predict Miami’s COVID-19 trends? It’s been a messy process so far – Tampa Bay Times

In March, Miami-Dade County began sampling its sewage as a potential tool for measuring the extent of coronavirus infections.

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MIAMI In March, when it became clear that the U.S. was facing an unprecedented pandemic, Miami-Dade County began sampling its sewage as a potential tool for measuring the extent of COVID-19 infections. The hope was that testing the countys poop for the coronavirus could serve as an early warning indicator of a dreaded second wave expected in the fall.
Now, with cases rising all over the country and Florida experiencing a steady increase to levels not seen since August, what is the sewage saying?

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