More students fall ill as allergy spreads

Over 200 students of the Nugawela boy’s school in Kandy were admitted to hospital today after suffering from an allergic reaction.

The latest incident comes after 1000 children were hospitalized in Gampola this week after suffering from the allergic reaction.

The children were from the Jinaraja Balika (girl’s) school. Gampola Hospital Director Sarath Weerabandara had said that the allergy was still not identified.

Central Province Chief Minister Sarath Ekanayake had said that the school had been closed till Monday following the incident.