(NEW YORK) -- COVID-19 cases may be increasing again in New York City, new wastewater data hints.Nearly all of the 14 wastewater treatments plants in the city are currently in the "high" detection level category, meaning likely 50 or more cases per 100,000 people,... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- After years of dealing with unsanitary wastewater conditions in and outside of their homes, some residents in the predominately African American Black Belt region of Alabama allege the state agency tasked with distributing funds to fix faulty septic systems has been... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Wednesday it will expand wastewater testing for polio to select communities across the U.S. after a person tested positive for the disease in New York this summer.The initiative will start in two communities:... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- More evidence of polio has been detected in New York City wastewater, according to the state Department of Health.So far, only one case of polio has been identified, in a previously healthy 20-year-old man from Rockland County who developed paralysis in... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Although reported COVID-19 case levels in the U.S. are still falling after a viral resurgence over the summer, there are preliminary indicators that infection rates may be back on the rise across the country.In recent weeks, federal data has shown that... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The number of U.S. wastewater sites reporting increases in the presence of COVID-19 in their samples appears to be plateauing after a significant decline in recent weeks.Federal data shows that about 44% of wastewater sites, which are currently providing data to... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- A civic organization plans to sue New York City's largest utility company over the alleged illegal dumping of heated, toxic wastewater into a Hudson River estuary sanctuary.The City Club of New York, along with Tom Fox, a representative of the club... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Health officials announced Friday that polio has been detected in wastewater samples in New York City.It comes just a few weeks after a case of polio was detected in Rockland County, located north of the city.Story developing... Copyright © 2022, ABC Audio.... Read More.
(ATLANTA) -- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention launched a new dashboard Friday that tracks COVID-19 in wastewater samples across the country.The data comes from the federal agency's National Wastewater Surveillance System, which connects more than 400 sites across 28 states and the... Read More.