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Friday, 30 December 2016 - 19:07
Risk of sand flies breeding throughout the country
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A research conducted by University of Peradeniya states that there is an impending risk of spreading an infectious skin disease throughout the island.

This disease carried by sand fly has already hit many residents in the North Central and Southern Provinces.

Head of the Parasitology of University of Peradeniya Dr. W.D.S.J. Wickramasinghe said that 2,500 patients infected with the disease have already been reported from Padaviya, Anuradhapura, Polonnaruwa, Hambantota and Matara areas.

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