WisContext Report On Police Residency, Studying Sewage In Coronavirus Cases

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We look at a new report from WisContext that digs into data on how close police live to the communities they serve and why that matters. Then we speak to a couple scientists who are studying wastewater from sewage plants to predict coronavirus outbreaks.

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  • Coronavirus: Analyzing Wastewater For Outbreaks

    Researchers are exploring whether sewage could provide early warning signs of COVID-19 outbreaks. We speak to two scientists at the UWM School of Freshwater Sciences about how they’re collecting and analyzing wastewater samples in different communities.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Molly Stentz Producer
  • L. Malik Anderson Producer
  • Lee Rayburn Technical Director
  • Will Cushman Guest
  • Sandra McLellan Guest
  • Ryan Newton Guest

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