Sero survey is helpful in finding out how many people in a population have been infected with corona and have been cured. This survey is done to assess the spread of the virus in a particular area.
The ICMR-Regional Medical Research Center in Bhubaneswar is going to conduct the fourth National Sero Survey in three districts of Odisha. The survey will be conducted from June 16 to June 19 in Ganjam, Rayagada and Koraput districts. According to the information, this survey for Corona will be done in ten groups in each district. The Health Department has directed the District Collectors to provide all necessary assistance for the survey and to extend necessary support to the team of ICMR-RMRC (Bhubaneswar) for the smooth conduct of the sero-survey.
Sero survey is helpful in finding out how many people in a population have been infected with corona and have been cured. This survey is done to assess the spread of the virus in a particular area. Let us inform that 44 patients died in Odisha in the last 24 hours due to corona infection, after which the total number of people who died of COVID in the state has increased to 3,346. According to the information, Khurda district has the highest number of five deaths due to corona. This information has been given by the Health and Family Welfare Department of the state government.
Sero survey in 70 districts across the country
Sero survey is also going to start across the country with the aim of assessing the impact of the second wave of Coronavirus Pandemic and planning measures for the future. The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) will conduct the fourth sero survey in 70 districts of the country where the first three surveys were conducted. In this survey, priority will be given to the population above 6 years of age. Not only this. Healthcare workers of district hospitals will also be included in this.
The peak of the second wave of corona infection in the country has now come out. Doctors and scientists are warning everyone that the third wave will definitely come in India. In such a situation, the Union Health Ministry, with the help of ICMR, is trying to know how much population has been affected by the second wave and what are its effects. A large number of children will also be included in the fourth sero survey to be conducted across the country. So far, the sero survey has been included in the population for more than ten years. This time people above 6 years of age will be included in this survey.
Most deaths occurred in the second wave
Large population of villages will also be included in this survey. Because in this second wave of COVID, a large population of villages has also been infected in large numbers. The number of deaths was also seen in the villages. In such a situation, the population of the villages will also be given priority in the sero survey.
Experts say that the fourth sero survey will be very different from the first three surveys because this time there has been a sudden jump in the cases of corona infection and in the last four months a section of the population has also been vaccinated.
In sero survey, the presence of antibodies in the body is detected by taking a blood sample. Through this survey, it is known how many people have been infected in a particular population. Apart from this, information about how many people have developed immunity to fight corona and antibodies have been developed is also available through sero survey.
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