The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has issued interim guidance for workers handling untreated sewage that comes from hospitals, medical facilities, and other facilities with confirmed Ebola patients.  The guidance provides recommendations on the types of personal protective equipment (PPE) to be used and proper hygiene for the safe handling of untreated sewage that Read more

The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.), in collaboration with many water and public health organizations, has been seeking credible Ebola information to address concerns and questions within the water sector. Although there is limited data on the fate and transport of Ebola in wastewater collection systems, the development of protective precautions is essential. As Read more