Health Ministry warns expecting mothers not to travel overseas following an outbreak of Zika virus

Monday, 19 September 2016 - 12:45

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The Health Ministry warned expecting mothers today not to travel overseas following an outbreak of Zika virus in several countries including Asian destinations.

Addressing a media conference held in Colombo this morning, Health Service Director General Dr. Palitha Mahipala stated that the request is being made in order to prevent the Zika virus from spreading through the island.