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Monkeypox is in Bay Area wastewater

Monkeypox is in Bay Area wastewater

Recent data suggest that the DNA of monkeypox can also be detected in a variety of bodily fluids from those infected. That includes respiratory and nasal secretions, spit, urine, feces, and semen—meaning a flushed tissue from someone with monkeypox can register the virus in wastewater. If a pathogen’s genetic footprint can persist in wastewater for […]