Worldwide, the highest value of: anti-body-study: Many citizens of Ischgl were infected

In Ischgl, Austria, was infected a large part of the population with the Coronavirus. According to the Medical University of Innsbruck, 42.4 percent of the in a

Worldwide, the highest value of: anti-body-study: Many citizens of Ischgl were infected

In Ischgl, Austria, was infected a large part of the population with the Coronavirus. According to the Medical University of Innsbruck, 42.4 percent of the in a comprehensive study investigated citizens ' anti-bodies have developed to the Coronavirus. This is the world's highest previously published value, said the Director of the Institute for Virology, Dorothee von Laer, on Thursday in Innsbruck. Antibodies in the blood are considered to be evidence for a recent infection.

Ischgl with its Après-ski bars is considered the focal point for the spread of the Coronavirus in Austria and Parts of Europe. According to information from Austrian authorities have, at times, attributed 40 percent of all cases in Germany to Ischgl. Many German tourists have been infected after their Conviction in Ischgl face. A Commission in the Federal state of Tyrol, is now to take the much-criticised crisis management under the magnifying glass.

striking that of the positive for antibodies people tested previously, only 15 percent of the diagnosis had to be infected, said of Laer. "85 percent of those who have made the infection, did this go unnoticed by." Despite the high antibody value, no herds was also achieved in Ischgl-immunity. Decisive for the decline of cases, quarantine, and social distance were, it was said.

Around 80 per cent of Ischgl's population took part in the study. 1473 subjects were between 21. and 27. April has been investigated.

Updated Date: 25 June 2020, 09:19

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