Virus 'found' in March 2019 Spain sewage

By Nathan Allen and Inti Landauro
Updated June 26 2020 - 6:06pm, first published 6:03pm
Spanish sewage analysis data suggests COVID-19 may have appeared much earlier than thought.

Spanish virologists have found traces of the novel coronavirus in a sample of Barcelona waste water collected in March 2019, nine months before the COVID-19 disease was identified in China, the University of Barcelona says.