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Consent of parents or kids mandatory for upcoming serosurvey of children in Indore

In an attempt to assess the state of the pandemic, officials of Indore's Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Medical College will launch a serosurvey of children below the age of 18. As per the latest reports, the samples will be collected only after taking proper consent from the kids or their parents. Reportedly, the authorities will seek consent from the parents if the kid is aged 12 while the elder children will be asked for their personal permission for this procedure.

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Indore civic body to initiate serosurvey for detecting antibodies amongst kids below 18

In an attempt to assess the state of the pandemic in Indore, the officials have planned to initiate a serosurvey amongst children below the age of 18. This process will help in detecting the presence of antibodies among minors and thereby, the officials will be able to gauge the level of immunity against the possible third wave of accelerated infections. As per reports, more than 1800 children from 25 different municipal regions of the city would be roped in for the survey.

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