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Editor’s pickNEA leads scientific team in wastewater surveillance trials for assessment of COVID-19 transmission

National Environment Agency, COVID-19, PUB, Singapore, coronavirus

Lab work conducted to screen wastewater samples for SARS-CoV-2 The National Environment Agency (NEA) has initiated a pilot surveillance programme to screen wastewater samples for SARS-CoV-2, the causative virus of COVID-19. The amount of viral material in wastewater from a community could reveal the level of COVID-19 spread in the community, and …

Editor’s pickCzech researchers: Wastewater analysis could predict a second wave of coronavirus

coronavirus, COVID-19, research, Czech Republic, wastewater treatment, water monitoring

A system detecting the novel coronavirus in wastewater might serve as a warning of a new infection wave, research of the T. G. Masaryk Water Research Institute (VUV) in Prague has shown. Researchers have revealed coronavirus traces in wastewater from small water treatment plants. Samples taken Tuesday will now be assessed to find out how accurate …

Coronavirus found in Paris sewage points to early warning system

COVID-19, coronavirus, sewage sampling, wastewater, wastewater treatment plant

By sampling sewage across greater Paris for more than one month, researchers have detected a rise and fall in novel coronavirus concentrations that correspond to the shape of the COVID-19 outbreak in the region, where a lockdown is now suppressing spread of the disease. Although several research groups have reported detecting coronavirus in …

SUEZ puts solidarity plan in place for COVID-19

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As of today, SUEZ offers to reinforce support measures and to provide additional financial resources to fight Covid-19 involving all its stakeholders – clients, employees, suppliers, managers, shareholders.  Support of employees who have been placed on partial unemployment.  Donation of a quarter of the Chief Executive Officer …

IE Expo China rescheduled to 10 - 12 June 2020

IE Expo, Coronavirus, Rescheduled, COVID-19

As the global situation related to the spread of the coronavirus Sars-CoV-2 and are monitoring developments each day. Nonetheless, the organisers want to focus on the future as well and have set a new date for IE expo China 2020 in consultation with Chinese officials and local exhibitors. The new date for IE expo China will be June 10–12, …