Hirunews Logo
Vaccine+for+measles+throughout+the+island+on+the+5th.
Monday, 01 July 2013 - 13:04
Vaccine for measles throughout the island on the 5th.
12

Shares
1,446

Views

The Health Ministry has decided to give an extra vaccine against measles to children between 6 – 12 months.

 

Health Services Director General Dr. Palitha Mahipala said that arrangements have been made to give the vaccine at all government clinics on the 5th of his month.

 

There was a tendency of increasing measles among the children between the age of 6 - 12 months during the last 5 months.

 

Addressing a media briefing held in Colombo today, Health Services Director General said that 525 patients were reported during the last 5 months.

 

Make a Comment
Make a Comment

DOWNLOAD HIRUNEWS APP ON ANDROID & APPLE
Heavy snow across the globe
Friday, 13 January 2017 - 9:29
Many countries are experiencing heavy snow, foreign media states. The temperature in England, Scotland, North Ireland and Wales has hit minus 10 degrees... Read More
News Image
Hiru News Programme Segments
171 Views
611 Views
2,222 Views
1,468 Views
9,457 Views
44,249 Views
Top