Dengue on the rise again

15 March 2010 10:11 am - 9     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


The Health Ministry has warned that dengue cases are likely to rise due to the strong showers in the coming weeks and has urged the public to take pre cautionary measures.

The Ministry said that over 9000 cases of dengue have already been reported islandwide with over 500 reported in March alone.

Sixty deaths have also been reported since January this year and the numbers are likely to rise, the Ministry said. (ISA)

  Comments - 9

  • Monday, 15 March 2010 10:28 AM

    Where is our General Nimal Siripala De Silva???

    Monday, 15 March 2010 10:36 AM

    Oh Please, the Minister is busy Electioneering. Please do not bring up these trivial issues now.

    Monday, 15 March 2010 11:04 AM


    Monday, 15 March 2010 11:17 AM

    Yes general public specially in Colombo and suburbs have no any committement towards keeping enviornment clean.
    They always pass it to the govt. to do everything. They ear amd dirt the enviornment.

    Monday, 15 March 2010 11:19 AM

    Funny.. Asking public to take pre cautionary measures. So what is government doing with this regard. Issuing statements and warnings.. Too busy with elections I guess

    Monday, 15 March 2010 12:02 PM

    what kind of politicians in Sri Lanka,no proper authority to eradicate dengue from sri Lanka, , what happened to BTI???, Coil manufactures won the game!!!

    Monday, 15 March 2010 01:54 PM

    what a minister and minister we have, they calculate the numbers and go for the elections meetings!!!

    Monday, 15 March 2010 02:41 PM

    Oh He is there collecting preferential votes to be the next minister. God bless Sri Lanka

    Monday, 15 March 2010 02:44 PM

    Vehicles belongs to municipal health dept. has gone on election campaigns.

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