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Wednesday, 11 January 2017 - 8:59
Newborns, pregnant mothers and elder people can be affected badly by the prevailing weather
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Most areas in the island are gripped by the cold weather. This condition could have adverse health effects on newborns, pregnant mothers and the elderly people.

Family Health Bureau requested the public to be attentive to these groups. It stated that warm clothes should be worn and warm food should be consumed to avoid falling sick.

Its officials added that consuming food rich in minerals and vitamins will also be healthy during this time.

The officials requested public to take immediately take children and elderly people for medical treatment if they suffer from breathing issues.

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