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Dayasiri arrives at CID to give a statement

MP Dayasiri Jayasekara has arrived at the Criminal Investigation Department a while ago, to give a statement. CID has called on the MP to obtain a statement on the allegations of accepting Rs 1 million from the Perpetual Treasuries Limited’s subsidiary company, Walt & Row Associates. Although the CID had …

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Infant deaths from influenza rises to 17 in the south

Two more children who were being treated at the ICU of Karapitiya Teaching Hospital for influenza, had passed away over the weekend, Hospital Director, Hospital Director Dr. Jayampathi Senanayake said. The infant deaths due to the viral fever in the Southern province have risen to 17.   Dr. Senanayake said …

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Health authorities warn of rat fever spreading

The Health Promotion Bureau (HPB) Director and Epidemiologist Dr Paba Palihawadana has warned the public to take precautions to protect themselves from Rat Fever (Leptospirosis) due to the current rainy weather, when the virus tends to spread. A total of 1,574 suspected cases of Leptospirosis have been reported to the …

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