Mystery virus affecting Puttalam patients to be identified

Mystery virus affecting Puttalam patients to be identified

Mystery virus affecting Puttalam patients to be identified

Written by Mayooran Kantharvel

24 Mar, 2017 | 12:27 pm

Around 700 patients who contracted a viral fever, have visited the Puttalam hospital for treatment.

Director of the Puttalam Base Hospital Dr. Sumith Attanayke said that blood samples of the patients have been sent to the Medical Research Institute in Borella to identify the virus.

Dr. Attanayake further noted that currently, 70 patients are receiving treatment at the Child ward while, 160 patients are receiving treatment at the OPD.

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