OSU monitoring Covid-19 in wastewater at the World Athletic Championships

EUGENE, Ore. – Oregon State University will be monitoring Covid-19 in wastewater at the World Athletics Championships in Eugene.

OSU will be working with the University of Oregon at the event.

Scientists say the event offers the perfect real-time laboratory, as it gathers people from across the country and the world.

Testing will be done for Covid-19 as well as other viruses of interest like the flu and measles.

Ethan McReynolds is a reporter and weekend anchor for NBC5 News. He grew up in Bothell, Washington and graduated from Gonzaga University with a degree in Broadcasting and minors in Journalism and Sport Management. At Gonzaga, he started his own sports podcast. Ethan loves rooting for his hometown Seattle sports teams, especially the Mariners. He loves playing baseball, basketball, and soccer. He is also an avid Taylor Swift fan.
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