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Sri Lanka runs out of anti-dengue chemicals – health ministry

Sri Lanka runs out of anti-dengue chemicals – health ministry

CHANKA JAYASINGHE – economynext.com ECONOMYNEXT – Sri Lanka health authorities warn of a possible rise in dengue cases with data showing a spike in the cases during the first quarter...

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WHO calls Omicron death toll “beyond tragic”

WHO calls Omicron death toll “beyond tragic”

ceylontoday.lk The World Health Organization (WHO) lamented that half a million COVID-19 deaths had been recorded since the Omicron variant was discovered, calling the count “beyond tragic”. The WHO’s incident...

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Full vaccination compulsory from April 30, Gazette issued

Full vaccination compulsory from April 30, Gazette issued

Chaturanga Samarawickrama – dailymirror.lk While issuing an extraordinary gazette notification the Health Ministry announced that people should not enter public places without having proof of being fully vaccinated against the...

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WHO urges cancelling holiday events over Omicron fears

WHO urges cancelling holiday events over Omicron fears

ceylontoday.lk The World Health Organization (WHO) has urged people to cancel some of their holiday plans to protect public health as the Omicron variant spreads globally. “An event cancelled is...

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Omicron cases doubling at least every 3 days, WHO says

Omicron cases doubling at least every 3 days, WHO says

The Omicron variant of the coronavirus is spreading significantly faster than the Delta strain in countries with documented community transmission, with the number of cases doubling in 1.5 to 3...

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Omicron spreads faster than Delta, but may be less severe: Hong Kong study

Omicron spreads faster than Delta, but may be less severe: Hong Kong study

ECONOMYNEXT – Transmissibility of the Omicron variant of the COvid 19 virus is higher than the Delta and the original variant, and have the ability to partially escape immunity from...

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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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Key data on effectiveness of vaccines soon

Key data on effectiveness of vaccines soon

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