Tag: Sero Surveillance

Sero Surveillance for COVID-19 Begins In Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: A large-scale sero-surveillance to monitor the trend of COVID-19 infection and immunological status of the community and high-risk groups began in areas under Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) limits on Saturday. The sero surveillance for COVID-19 has been undertaken to know the immunological status of the community and high risk groups. The entire process is […]

  • Thursday, 15 April 2021
COVID-19: 57% Of Mumbai Slum Residents Have Developed Antibodies, Reveals Sero-Survey

Mumbai: A sero-surveillance study done in Mumbai has revealed that 57 per cent of slum population and 16 per cent of non-slum residents in three civic wards had developed antibodies, indicating many people would already be affected by COVID-19 than the official tally suggests. The sero-surveillance started on June 3 and 6,936 samples out of […]

  • Wednesday, 14 April 2021
Herd Immunity Against COVID-19 In India May Generate Only In Pockets, Can Be Short-Lived

New Delhi: Herd immunity against COVID-19 in India is likely to be achieved only in pockets given the many socio-economic groups in the country and may be short-lived rather than long-lasting, say scientists as sero-surveillance data from New Delhi and Mumbai raise hopes of community protection’ from the disease. Herd immunity occurs when a large […]

  • Wednesday, 14 April 2021
COVID19: Second Sero Survey In Bhubaneswar From Tomorrow

Bhubaneswar: With Bhubaneswar witnessing a surge in COVID-19 cases, the authorities are all set to kick off the second sero survey in the city from tomorrow. As per official sources, five teams will collect samples simultaneously from various locations across the city. Around 1,500 samples will be randomly collected in the second round of sero-surveillance […]

  • Tuesday, 13 April 2021