COVID-19 Wastewater Surveillance Symposium – A Global Update


In April 2020, The Water Research Foundation (WRF) convened global leaders in an international summit to identify best practices and high-priority research needs around wastewater-based epidemiology (WBE) in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Because?WBE approaches have?continued to develop?over the past 12 months, WRF?convened a follow-up global symposium to share?updates on?WBE activities from around the world, with a focus on how this information is being used to support health agencies in their COVID-19 response. The?symposium also included a panel discussion and audience Q&A.?

Peter Grevatt, PhD, CEO, The Water Research Foundation

Amy Kirby, PhD, MPH, Senior Service Fellow, Waterborne Disease Prevention Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, USA
Gertjan Medema, PhD, Principal Microbiologist, KWR Water Research Institute, The Netherlands

Global Snapshot:
A selection of 5-Minute Wastewater Surveillance Updates

Question and Answer Session:
Christobel Ferguson, PhD, Chief Innovation Officer, The Water Research Foundation