Bettermeant Health Noted for Wastewater Testing Efforts That Could Suppress COVID-19 Outbreaks

10.23.2020
Scranton Times-Tribune

A Nossaman client, Bettermeant Health, was featured in the Scranton Times-Tribune article, “Wastewater Tests May Provide Early Warning Of Covid-19 Outbreaks” (subscription required). The article examines the City of Scranton's involvement in a pilot project for wastewater testing, which could act as an early warning signal of a COVID-19 outbreak. Bettermeant Health is coordinating the COVID-19 public health monitoring program for the City, working with Mayor Paige Gebhardt Cognetti, utilities, epidemiologists and other officials in its efforts.

Chris Carney is leading the Bettermeant engagement for Nossaman. Chris represented Pennsylvania’s 10th Congressional District for two terms and was a tenured professor of political science specializing in international relations at Penn State University. Prior to running for Congress, he worked at the Pentagon for four years on strategic analysis of the global terrorist threat, ran the Department of Defense’s Policy Counterterrorism Evaluation Group (PCTEG) and was the “Special Projects” intelligence officer for two tours during Operation Southern Watch. Chris received a Presidential appointment as a Commissioner on the Military Compensation and Retirement Modernization Commission (MCRMC) and served as a Senior Intelligence Specialist at NAI2O.

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