Recently the ICMR stated that COVID -19 in India has not reached community transmission stage , it has also stated that a Sero – Survey was conducted in India for the first time ,which has found that the containment measures taken by India were successful in preventing rapid spread of Infections. The Sero Survey has two parts , First Fraction of population infected in general population and second the fraction of population infected among total population in containment zones and hot spot. This news is related to the topic, health of GS 2. Details about Sero – survey can be important for prelims, whereas effect of pandemic in India ,steps needed to be taken to improve India’s public health sector for dealing with pandemic of this kind can be important for mains.
The editorial raises some very critical questions because of the pandemic and discusses the same. Click to read the article