Health Ministry takes steps to prevent MERS virus from entering Sri Lanka

Health Ministry takes steps to prevent MERS virus from entering Sri Lanka

Written by Staff Writer

15 Jun, 2015 | 9:00 am

The Ministry of Health states that special measures are in place to ensure the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome, commonly known as the MERS virus, which has now spread to South Korea, from entering Sri Lanka.

Dr. L. B. H. Denuwara, Health Ministry’s director in charge of quarantine, stated that those travelling from the infected countries will be subjected to a special check at the Katunayake International Airport.

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