A special circular about ZIKA virus to be released
Wednesday, 03 February 2016 - 9:30
Health Services Director General Specialist Physician Paalitha Maheepaala says that the Katunayake Airport has been readied for preventing the ZikaVirus spreading fast in Latin American countries including Brazil from entering into the country.
Participating at a media briefing held in Colombo yesterday the Health Services Director General said that a special circular too had been issued informing all Health Institutions about this virus.
The World Health Organisation has also declared an Emergency Disaster Situation with regard to the Zika virus.