Pandemic Far From Over, Amp Up Surveillance, Says Scientist Tracking Covid In India’s Wastewaters

Environmental surveillance of Covid-19 will be critical over the next two years. It’s a technology that has truly arrived. We need to develop a system so that the entire country is covered with wastewater surveillance. And, maybe extend it to other infections like malaria or dengue. Meanwhile, for now, he suggested, people continue to take the precautions as before, mask up and not delay their booster doses any longer says Dr. Rakesh Mishra, Director TIGS in view of rising cases in the country.

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