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Sewage holds virus clues
     The Government has been collaborating with local researchers to detect COVID-19 via sewage surveillance. Such crucial technology now serves as an early warning system for coronavirus infections and helps identify areas for compulsory testing operations. 
     News.gov.hk spoke with representatives from the Drainage Services Department, the Environmental Protection Department and the University of Hong Kong to learn more on how this remarkable strategy has helped Hong Kong in fighting the epidemic.
    The story is available at www.news.gov.hk/eng/feature today (April 18) in text and video format.
Ends/Sunday, April 18, 2021
Issued at HKT 10:00
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