A pregnant mother under treatment for influenza at Vavuniya Hospital has died.
Hospital Director Dr. Sudarshani Wigneswaran told our news team that, another 25 influenza patients are receiving treatment at Vavuniya hospital.
She also said that there are 7 pregnant women among the influenza patients.
Dr. Wigneswaran further said that certain nursing officers even reject to serve in the wards where influenza patients are kept for treatment.
(Pix by Romesh Dhanuska)