Dengue outbreak in Colombo – Health Ministry warns public

Dengue outbreak in Colombo – Health Ministry warns public

Dengue outbreak in Colombo – Health Ministry warns public

Written by Staff Writer

23 Jan, 2016 | 10:37 am

The Ministry of Health has revealed that there is an outbreak of Dengue in the city of Colombo.

Dr. Prashila Samaraweera, Consultant Physician of the National Dengue Control Unit stated that 1,042 Dengue cases have already been reported in the 22 days of the year 2016.

According to Dr. Samaraweera, in light of these developments, a special Dengue eradication programme is to be conducted in the Western Province from January 28.

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