A new sero survey was conducted in between August 12 to September 9, 2021 in the anticipation of a third wave of covid-19 infection. This is the firth sero survey by the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation. Highlights This study was conducted ..
According to member of NITI Aayog, Dr VK Paul, Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) will start 4th national Covid-19 serosurvey. Highlights He also urged states to roll out their own sero surveillances in order to assess spread of covid-19 ..
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2021
The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research recently released the results of Sero Survey. Key Findings of the Survey The survey was conducted on 10,427 persons. Of these, only 10.14% showed sero positivity. The survey suggested that the neutralising antibodies ..
The Indian Council of Medical Research along with Hyderabad based Biological E has developed “Purified Antisera”. The antiserum has been obtained from animals. This is to be used as a prophylaxis and treatment for COVID-19. Highlights The new therapy works ..
On September 29, 2020, the Indian Council of Medical Research released a report on second sero survey findings. The survey was conducted in 700 villages from 21 states. The Government of India recommends to follow 5T strategy called Test, Track, ..
The Indian Council of Medical Research recently announced that the results of sero survey conducted in ten cities have been communicated with the states. The survey that was conducted earlier this month indicated that around 0.73% of adults have been ..