Corona cases continue to fluctuate continuously. After reaching 67 thousand yesterday, today again the figure has reached 62 thousand. But the news of great relief is that the death toll is falling rapidly. Another relief news has come that children are not more at risk than the third wave of corona. This has come to the fore in the sero survey conducted by AIIMS. Let us see what has been said in this survey.
Children are great!
In the sero survey released by WHO and AIIMS, it has been said that many children have been infected in the second wave. Infection rates have been found in children almost equal to that of adults. The sero-positive rate in children is 55.7%. The sero-positive rate among adults is 63.5%.
Estimates from sero survey
It has been estimated from sero survey that Children are not likely to be at high risk. It has been estimated in the sero survey that children, elders will be affected in the third wave. Not necessarily, children should be affected much. In this wave, more mutations in the virus will be at risk.
Scope of sero survey
This survey was conducted between March 15 and June 10 and 4509 people took part in this survey. 3809 adults and 700 children were included in this survey. The survey included 5 population shanks. This includes the people of Delhi Urban and Delhi Rural. Gorakhpur Rural, Bhubaneshwar Rural and Aglatala Rural are also included in the survey. Sero positivity in Gorakhpur – was 87 percent.
What is sero positivity?
Provides the ability to fight infection. Activate natural immunity.
children’s vaccine will come
India has 4 vaccine potential for children. The COVAXIN trial is ongoing. Trial has been done on children aged 2 to 18. Bharat Biotech’s nasal vaccine may also come. Children are also included in its trial. This vaccine is also convenient to give through the nose. While Cadila’s ZyCov-D is in line. The ZyCov-D trial is going on from 12 to 18. Novavax will be made by Serum Institute.
Third wave preparation
The Delta+ variant has raised concerns. Preparations are underway to fight the third wave in Maharashtra. If there is negligence, then the third wave can knock in Maharashtra soon. It can come in a month. Preparations are being made for children in Maharashtra.
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