Herd Immunity

‘Bihar close to getting herd immunity’

On an average, Bihar has reported higher sero positivity with antibodies developed in 73% in population as compared to the national average of 67.6%.

published on : 26th July 2021

Why herd immunity against Covid-19 is still long way ahead for Tamil Nadu?

In early 2020, during the initial phase of the Covid pandemic in India, a lot was discussed about herd immunity and how it would drastically bring down the number of cases.

published on : 13th June 2021

Herd immunity: Will it save Delhi from next Covid-19 wave?

The high prevalence of antibodies in the survey was not surprising since the city had witnessed as many as 8,500 daily cases in November 2020.

published on : 12th June 2021

COVID-19 herd immunity may be unrealistic, says South African experts

Van der Heever also expressed concern about the late discovery that COVID-19 was an airborne virus.

published on : 21st May 2021

Herd immunity appears unlikely for COVID-19, but CDC says vaccinated people can ditch masks in most settings

When COVID-19 first began spreading, public health and medical experts began talking about the need for the U.S. to reach herd immunity to stop the coronavirus from spreading.

published on : 17th May 2021

Covid vaccination is path to herd immunity, say experts

Door-to-door campaigns will help create awareness on benefits of vaccination: Doctors

published on : 14th March 2021

Over 50 per cent Hyderabadis had COVID-19; city inching towards herd immunity

A seroprevalence study found that the prevalence of Covid-19 antibodies was the same, around 54%, among individuals who had suffered prominent symptoms and those who were asymptomatic.

published on : 5th March 2021

Seychelles bids to reach COVID 'herd immunity' by mid-March

Seychelles began vaccinations in January, and by the end of February, about 44 per cent of those vaccinated had gotten a second shot.

published on : 3rd March 2021

COVID-19 complacency may trigger a third wave: CSIR

Te country is nowhere near achieving herd immunity and as such people should continue to wear masks and maintain social distancing and hand hygiene to insulate themselves against the virus.

published on : 1st March 2021

Herd immunity against COVID-19 difficult to achieve: AIIMS Director Randeep Guleria

Herd immunity implies that in any set of people in a community, after becoming affected by the virus, a lot many of them become immune to it.

published on : 21st February 2021

Herd immunity inference from Delhi's serosurvey to be taken with pinch of salt, say scientists

Latest sero survey shows 56.13 per cent of people in the Delhi have antibodies against Covid but scientists are wary.

published on : 2nd February 2021

Delhi could be heading towards attaining 'herd immunity', indicates fifth sero-survey

Delhi could possibly be among the first few cities in the country whose large segment of population might be on road to attaining herd immunity.

published on : 25th January 2021

Hygiene led fight against coronavirus. Will it against bird flu?

Even as we had started to breathe somewhat easy about Covid, the country is being threatened by avian influenza or the bird flu.

published on : 18th January 2021

Will COVID-19 vaccine achieve herd immunity? Jury is out

Herd immunity. It’s a term that’s now in news again as the country began its nationwide rollout of Covid-19 vaccine on Saturday.

published on : 18th January 2021

COVID-19 herd immunity unlikely in 2021 despite vaccines: Soumya Swaminathan

In recent weeks, Britain, the US, France, Canada, Germany, Israel, the Netherlands and others have begun vaccinating millions of their citizens against the coronavirus.

published on : 12th January 2021
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