CPS has identified the regions which will be the study of population immunity to coronavirus infection.

Rospotrebnadzor has called the pilot regions, which will host the study of population immunity to the virus SARS CoV-2. As reported on the Agency’s website, the sero-survey is planned in June 2020, on the territory of Khabarovsk Krai, Tyumen and St. Petersburg. Regions are defined taking into account the recommendations of the who and with the participation of the medical organizations.

the study is planned to include children from 1 year to 17 years inclusive. In addition, it will include adults from six age groups: 18 — 29 years 30 — 39 years 40 — 49 years 50 — 59 years 60 — 69 years 70 years and over.

Information will be used in the planning of interventions for the prevention COVID-19.

Population or, as it is called, herd immunity is the effect of resistance of infection in the population, some of whose members are personal immunity. That is, in a situation when ill or vaccinated a sufficient number of people, the infection stops. In this scenario less likely to get sick and those who are not ill or were not vaccinated. In this case, the study will help to understand what percentage of people in the country have antibodies to the new coronavirus.

For each virus figure group of your immune system. Earlier in Rospotrebnadzor said that for the fashion industry, it is estimated at 60-70%.

In Moscow, a large-scale study of population immunity began on 15 may — just in the capital is planned to be held from 3 to 6 million tests for antibodies to the coronavirus. As announced on 23 may, the head of the Department of health of Moscow Alexey Khripun, antibodies found in approximately 12.5% of the population. This, according to him, suggests that they are or have already formed immunity to coronavirus infection.

As previously stated the Director, National research centre of epidemiology and Microbiology them. Gamalei Alexander Ginzburg in an interview with Naile Asker-zade on the TV channel “Russia 24”, the low level of deaths from coronavirus in Russia is explained, including a high level of population immunity. According to him, the death rate from COVID-19 in Russia three four times less than in many European countries and the USA. “We are at the end of this list, because population immunity, I’m pretty sure the citizens of our country is much higher than that of European or American residents,” said Ginzburg.