By hindustantimes.com | Written by Poulomi Ghosh
PUBLISHED ON AUG 13, 2021 02:52 PM IST
Many people lost antibodies between the first and the second serosurvey, the study, conducted in January-February this year, has revealed.
Written by Sharangee Dutta | Edited by Avik Roy, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON AUG 03, 2021 11:55 PM IST
- NITI Aayog member (health) Dr VK Paul said that serosurveys are conducted with the specific purpose of enunciating the number of people with previous experience of Covid-19.
By hindustantimes.com | Written by Srivatsan K C | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUL 20, 2021 07:04 PM IST
“In unvaccinated the prevalence was 62.3% and with one dose of vaccine it was 81% and if they had received both the doses it was 89.8%,” ICMR director-general Dr Balram Bharghava said.
By hindustantimes.com | Written by Sohini Goswami
PUBLISHED ON JUL 20, 2021 05:05 PM IST
ICMR chief Dr Bhargava said the fourth national serosurvey conducted in June-July revealed that a third of the population did not have antibodies against the coronavirus.
By hindustantimes.com | Written by Srivatsan K C | Edited by Avik Roy, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUL 19, 2021 08:54 PM IST
The seropositivity survey to study the presence of antibodies against the SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes Covid-19, was conducted by the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC).
By Rhythma Kaul, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 06, 2021 08:30 AM IST
The survey, conducted over the phone with 4000-plus participants, also found that 57% of the unvaccinated in the 70-plus age group were concerned with the safety or efficacy of the vaccine and 29% thought they were too old to receive the vaccine.
By Anonna Dutt
UPDATED ON JUN 18, 2021 04:11 AM IST
The seroprevalence, presence of virus-fighting antibodies against Sars-CoV-2, among children was 55.7% across five study sites, in comparison to 63.5% among adults -- the difference was judged to be statistically insignificant.
By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Ayshee Bhaduri, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 12, 2021 05:49 PM IST
- The fourth survey will be the first one to be conducted after vaccination has been rolled out for the general population.
PUBLISHED ON FEB 04, 2021 10:39 PM IST
ICMR Director General Dr Balram Bhargava said 21.4 per cent of the 28,589 people, aged 18 years and above, surveyed during the period showed evidence of past exposure to the coronavirus infection.
6.4 million Covid-19 cases were estimated in India by early May, says first national serosurvey report
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Karan Manral
UPDATED ON SEP 11, 2020 08:26 AM IST
The survey was conducted from May 11 to June 4 on 28,000 people and estimated 64,68,388 adult Covid-19 infection in India by early May.