All Things Policy: Serosurveys and the True Picture of the Pandemic in India

India’s national and state/city level serosurveys have come up with concerning results. The disparity between the estimated number of cases based on seroprevalence and the actual number of cases reported is, in some cases, nearly 500 to 600 times off the mark, with serious implications on our knowledge of how the pandemic is spreading and how to fight it. Shambhavi Naik, Sunila Dixit, and Anirudh Kanisetti discuss the implications of these findings and why India needs to focus on aggressive testing and contact-tracing strategies.