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Friday, 20 February 2015 - 13:22
Malaria Epidemic Spreads in Asia; SL on Alert
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The Health Ministry Epidemiology Unit states that it is concerned about Drug resistant Malaria epidemic fast spreading in several South Eastern countries including India.

However the Epidemiology Unit states that Malaria was completely eradicated from Sri Lanka 3 years ago.

Foreign media reported this Drug resistant Malaria which is spreading in India, Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam, Thailand and Myanmar does not answer to any anti malaria drugs such as Chloroquine.

The Epidemiology Unit also stated that the National Malaria Preventive Unit has already prepared a special program to face the new threat of Malaria if it spreads to this country.
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