Posted on 06.11.2018 by Chandana Sirimalwatte in Local News with 0 Comments
Health sector reports that the number of children killed with influenza is seventeen in Southern Province.
It was revealed that the cause of the disease, which has been fatal to the underage children over the past weeks, is a virus named ‘Influenza-A’ and ‘Influenza-B’. However, according to the doctors, there is evidence that the infection of Influenza A causes the deaths. Hospital sources say that 40 children are receiving treatments from Karapitiya hospital