Wastewater Sampling, ‘Nowcasting’ Emerge As COVID Decision Tools

By Jessica Karins / August 4, 2022 at 2:38 PM
Public health decision-making based on COVID-19 data is increasingly moving away from case counts and hospitalization rates to rely on newer methods like wastewater sampling and predictive modeling, experts said during a webinar Wednesday (Aug. 3). The webinar was hosted by the Societal Experts Action Network (SEAN), a group launched by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine to offer expert guidance on the COVID-19 pandemic by social scientists and economists. Participants discussed SEAN’s latest report, “ Evaluating COVID-19-Related...

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