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COVID infections likely to have been double the recorded figure

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Members of the public are tested at a COVID-19 testing centre in Melbourne, Friday, March 18, 2022.

Members of the public are tested at a COVID-19 testing centre in Melbourne, Friday, March 18, 2022.


Published 21 June 2022 at 1:08pm
By Tina Quinn, Kath Landers
Presented by TJ Correa
Source: SBS

A new study, which examined antibody levels among blood donors, also found younger age groups had the highest rate of unreported infections.


Published 21 June 2022 at 1:08pm
By Tina Quinn, Kath Landers
Presented by TJ Correa
Source: SBS


Highlights
  • The survey examined 5,000 samples from blood donors - looking for antibodies specific to infection - not vaccination.
  • It found, by the end of February, at least 17% of the population had recently been infected, among younger age groups that figure rose to 27%
  • Another team of researchers at Queensland Health and QIMR Berghofer are trying to determine why people have widely varying immune responses to the Covid-19 vaccine and the virus itself.
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Lumalabas sa isang survey na isinagawa sa mga blood donor na mas maraming impeksyon ng COVID kaysa sa orihinal na naitala.

SBS Filipino

21/06/202204:51


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