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Administration of booster dose for over-60 age group begins

Administration of booster dose for over-60 age group begins

ft.lk Administration of a third or booster dose for the over-60 age group commenced today, with the program being rolled out in Western Province, Southern Province, Anuradhapura District and Ampara...

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Kidney problems – another hidden effect of COVID

Kidney problems – another hidden effect of COVID

dailynews.lk Since the beginning of the pandemic, doctors have found that people who become very ill with COVID-19 often experience kidney problems, not just the lung impairments that are the...

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APF Fact Check

APF Fact Check

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Key data on effectiveness of vaccines soon

Key data on effectiveness of vaccines soon

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Delta variant may cause symptomless heart failure:Cardiologist

Delta variant may cause symptomless heart failure:Cardiologist

dailymirror.lk It has been revealed that the Delta variant could cause heart failure in individuals with no previous history of any chronic ailment including cholesterol hypertension or diabetes and without...

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FR against Govt’s vaccination drive

FR against Govt’s vaccination drive

Dinitha Rathnayake – themorning.lk The Sinhala Ravaya Party filed a fundamental rights (FR) petition in the Supreme Court (SC) against the Covid-19 vaccination programme and making vaccination cards mandatory to...

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Russian developer ready to launch clinical trials of nasal spray coronavirus vaccine

Russian developer ready to launch clinical trials of nasal spray coronavirus vaccine

According to Alexander Gintsburg, the nasal spray vaccine consists of the second component of the Sputnik V vaccine MOSCOW, August 21. /TASS/. Researchers at Russia’s Gamaleya Center have completed pre-clinical...

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Four new mutations: No cause to panic yet

Four new mutations: No cause to panic yet

Kumudini Hettiarachchi – sundaytimes.lk Prof. Neelika Malavige, Head of the Department of Immunology and Molecular Medicine, University ofSri Jayewardenepura, told the Sunday Times that the SARS-CoV-2 virus mutates with time,...

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Covid threat: Sabry backs mandatory vaccination, Keheliya ready to consult AG

Covid threat: Sabry backs mandatory vaccination, Keheliya ready to consult AG

Shamindra Ferdinando – island.lk Justice Minister Ali Sabry PC, yesterday (20) said that the vaccine should be made mandatory unless there were compelling medical reasons to decline the only available...

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