Hirunews Logo
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
Health+Services+On+Alert+As+Water+Borne+Disease+Could+Spread+Rapidly+Due+To+Flooding
Tuesday, 17 May 2016 - 12:50
Health Services On Alert As Water Borne Disease Could Spread Rapidly Due To Flooding
170

Shares
20,477

Views

The Health ministry states that there is a high risk of water borne diseases spreading due to the torrential rains and floods.

Addressing a media conference held in Colombo this morning, Health Services Director General Dr. Palitha Mahipala urges the public to take necessary precautions when using water for consumption or for the preparation of food.

He also warned those suffering from respiratory diseases to seek medical advice as the wet weather could affect them adversely.

Make a Comment
Make a Comment

DOWNLOAD HIRUNEWS APP ON ANDROID & APPLE
HiruNews
Thursday, 16 August 2018 - 16:24
Mangroves play a critical role in maintaining the ecological balance in Sri Lanka's coastal areas.However, some money-hungry people do not understand this.Our... Read More
HiruNews
News Image
Hiru News Programme Segments
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
5,644 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
9,980 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
8,876 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
23,201 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
1,387 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
56,169 Views
Top