Ted Smith, Ph.D., Quoted in LPM Article on Flu Virus in Wastewater

Dr. Ted Smith has been quoted in a Louisville Public Media (LPM) article entitled "Louisville Health Officials Warn of Spike in Flu Virus in Wastewater" by Jess Clark, published on November 9, 2023. Dr. Smith highlighted a concerning trend of the influenza virus concentration doubling twice in recent weeks, signaling an imminent flu season. His expertise and insights underscored the importance of proactive measures, emphasizing the significance of this information for public awareness and readiness. Dr. Smith's analysis of the wastewater data emphasized the need for community preparedness in light of the increasing influenza virus levels.