Hirunews Logo
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
Influenza+phlegm+%26+blood+film+samples+to+be+tested+around+the+clock+
Sunday, 05 May 2013 - 19:07
Influenza phlegm & blood film samples to be tested around the clock
20

Shares
2,434

Views

The Minister of Health has instructed all relevant sectors to prioritize the screening of blood film samples & phlegm to diagnose the influenza ‘A’ virus.

Accordingly blood as well as phlegm samples would be tested at the Medical Research Institute in Colombo on a 24 hour basis.

Moreover Epidemiology Unit has taken steps to scan for the influenza ‘A’ virus within all leading hospitals.

Recently several expectant mothers at the Castle Women’s hospital were diagnosed with the virus while two deaths were also reported.

Expressing his views to our news team Director General of Health Services Dr. Palith Mahepala expressed the following views to our news team.

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
12 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
781 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
5,997 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
13,664 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
169 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
41,794 Views
Top