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Covid-19 Bamenda: Sero- Prevalence Survey Launched, But How Important Is It?

  By Raymond Dingana According to the Regional Delegate of Public Health for the North West Region, Dr. Kingsley Che Soh, the importance of the Covid-19 Sero-Prevalence Survey is that, it will not only reveal the Prevalence of the disease but say whether after being infected, one can be re-infected et al: “The survey will first of all help us know the situation of the disease in the region especially in our context. Secondly, it will enable us know if persons who have been tested positive have developed immunity to the disease because ,the survey is going to be measuring the levels of anti bodies to Covid-19 to the subjects for whom the blood samples will be collected. It is going to inform us whether we are immune to the virus or whether after being infected, we can be re-infected,”    Dr Kingsley explained during the launching ceremony. He added that, the real proportion of those who have tested positive for the virus is still not known because, they did not present with symptoms