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67% Indians have Covid antibodies, 40 crore still vulnerable, finds 4th Serosurvey

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coronavirus, while 40 crore people are still vulnerable to the disease. Findings of the ICMR's 4th national Covid serosurvey show there is a ray of hope, but there is no room for complacency and Covid-appropriate behaviour has to be followed, the Centre stressed.

The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) conducted the latest survey in June-July. "67.6% of India's population above 6 years found to have SARS-CoV-2 antibodies in ICMR's latest national serosurvey in June-July," the health ministry officials said, adding, "a third of the population did not have SARS-CoV-2 antibodies, which means about 40 crore people still vulnerable to Covid-19 infection." The government said that around 85% of the surveyed healthcare workers had

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