Coronavirus

Sampling wastewater on the University of Michigan campus.

Michigan Researchers Get $5.3M to Expand COVID-19 Wastewater Monitoring

New Research from Chuanwu Xi and Kevin Bakker

University of Michigan researchers surveying wastewater systems for SARS-COV-2 will be able to increase testing sites and continue monitoring until 2023 after receiving more than $5 million from the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services.

couple outside wearing masks

5 Tips from Mental Health Experts on Transitioning Out of COVID Restrictions

Riana Anderson featured in PBS News

With vaccines widely available and case numbers dropping, cities around the US are dropping restrictions and focusing on “getting back to normal” for the summer. But for many—after more than a year in isolation—“normal” feels scary. Experts say we need to talk more about what transitioning to a more open society will be like—and what our new normal will be like.