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Op-ed: Wastewater testing can help fight flu and RSV

Monitoring wastewater for signs of the influenza virus and respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) could help public officials better respond to upcoming surges this fall and winter, according to Harvard Chan School's Bill Hanage.

A surveillance system to spot pathogens early

Because detecting infectious disease outbreaks early is key for preventing the next pandemic, researchers at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health are building a genomics-based surveillance system in West Africa, a hot spot for emerging pathogens.

New tools for preventing the next pandemic

Technologies such as genomic sequencing have proved to be invaluable in responding to the COVID-19 pandemic and will be important in preventing future infectious disease outbreaks, according to the panel of experts who spoke at a Harvard T.H.…