Health Authorities say Covid control activities are conducted according to scientific principles

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Deputy Director General of health services Dr.Hemantha Herath says that Covid control activities are conducted according to scientific principles. During a media briefing at the health promotion bureau today he said that they will never work based on myths. Dr. Herath said that they would pay attention on safety and productivity of corona vaccine before it is brought down.

Expressing his views at the media briefing director of the health promotion bureau Dr. Palitha Karunapema said that they are taking several measures to get the corona vaccine. He said that the health ministry has paid its attention on new methodologies for covid control. He said that there are sufficient facilities at hospitals for corona patients and medical equipment has been provided to hospital staff.

Professor Neelika Malawige of Sri Jayawardhanapura University said that the new covid variant found from the UK and South Africa is spreading 50 percent faster than the previous one. She said that they are conducting tests on the new virus variant once a week or once in two weeks. She said that scientific research is conducted on Ayurveda Medicine. Professor Malawige pointed out that health protective measures should be strictly followed to prevent new virus variants.



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