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Will Corona loses its strength after 15 percent of its population is infected?

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The growing infection of the coronavirus is a matter of concern worldwide, which is not taking the name of the stoppage. The number of infected people is also increasing with time. In such a situation, hard work is being done by scientists from all over the world for its vaccine. The ‘herd immunity’ to control the corona was also discussed for a long time. But this was feared by most experts. In the herd immunity, 60 to 70 percent of the population is said to be infected to control the epidemic. But in a new research study, infecting 10 to 15 percent of the population is also said to be effective to control the virus to a great extent.

Till now, it was believed that 60 to 70 percent of the population is prone to infection, then people may develop herd immunity. But scientists at Oxford University and Virginia Tech University have found in a research study that the coronavirus will lose its strength if 10 to 15 percent of the population is also infected. But is this virus getting weaker than before?

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In this research study, researchers give the example of Sweden. Sweden did nothing when many countries around the world were putting a lockdown, strict restrictions were being imposed to curb the Corona infection. Shops, restaurants, bars, and markets were all open there. The result was that the corona infection spread much faster in Sweden. Initially, a large number of deaths also occurred. However, later the number of deaths began to decrease.

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According to the researchers, in recent times, about 100 cases are being reported daily and less than five people are dying. According to researchers, immunity has developed in people, so the figure is decreasing. He says that in such a situation the virus becomes vulnerable.

According to the researchers, there were 5,280 deaths in the country when the infection spread to 7.3 percent of the population in Sweden, but 14 percent of the population died due to infection. On this basis, researchers say that the virus loses its strength when the infection spreads by 10 to 15 percent and is not so deadly.

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The fact that the Herd immunity came to light in Sweden did not apply in Spain. The European country Spain was greatly affected by Corona. Only five percent of people in Spain developed immunity, while 95 percent were found to be susceptible to the virus. These results suggest that control of coronavirus infection is not possible only on the strength of herd immunity.


Disclaimer :- This story has not been edited by West Bengal News 24 staff and is auto-generated from news agency feeds. Source: NewsCrab.com


 

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