Wednesday, April 28, 2010

Health Authorities Silance On Importing BTI Bacteria

Although the health authorities stressed that 30,000 litres of bti bacteria which is used to destroy dengue mosquito larvae is to be imported to sri lanka from cuba within last january,now seems passing the ball to other peoples hands without making a statement on their failure to import them.

Dengue Claimes 75 Lives Within This Year

From january to april this year 12,611 dengue patients reported throughout the island and there were 75 deaths according to the director of the epidemeology unit dr.paba palihawadana. Around 60 percent of these dengue patients were reported from 65 MOH divisions belongs to 14 districts dr.palihawadana stressed.

The majority of the patients were reported from the districts of colombo,gampaha ,batticloe,and jafna.People are advised to clean dengue mosquito breeding places in their houses and surrounding areas as the rainy season has begun.

Belgian F-16 crash pilot ejects on to power line

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-49751536