Collaboration on SARS-CoV-2 environmental surveillance in sewage and water environments

The Australian Water Association and Water Research Australia have partnered to transfer leading Australian innovation in the environmental surveillance of SARS-CoV-2 to support the Governments of Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, and Thailand to prepare, respond and recover from the COVID-19 pandemic.

The project has received funding from the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade through Australian Water Partnership’s Australia-Mekong Water Facility Grant. The project is part of the Australian Government’s Partnerships for Recovery — Australia’s COVID-19 Development Response. The development program is helping to tackle COVID-19 in the region together with our partners.

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Further information:

Australia to assist South East Asia with early warning COVID-19 surveillance

Supported by:
Australian Water Partnership                       Australian Government