Can Tylenol in wastewater help track Covid-19?

Published July 1, 2022


Futurity report on the UB wastewater pilot project that found that a spike in acetaminophen levels preceded a COVID-19 outbreak in Western New York, suggesting that levels of medications in wastewater could add another level to disease monitoring efforts. Ian Bradley and Yinyin Ye are co-authors of the study.

The results of the study were published in the journal Environmental Science & Technology Letters..

Read the story here. Many other media outlets reported on the study, including Scribd.comand WaterOnline.