Threat of dengue spreading following heavy rain

dengueThe Ministry of Health today warned that there was a threat of dengue spreading following the heavy rain experienced in the country over the last few days.

Since January this year over 44,800 dengue patients have been recorded around the country.

Colombo, Gampaha, Kandy, Kurunegala and Jaffna are among the most affected Districts.

The Health Ministry said that a two day program to eradicate the spread of dengue will be launched in Colombo on the 10th of this month. (Colombo Gazette)