Posted on 01.02.2021 by Chandana Sirimalwatte in Local News with 0 Comments
(TopNews) Environment Ministry Secretary Dr. Anil Jasinghe has reportedly insisted on the priority given to scientific methods to defeat Covid 19, instead of Superstition.
Today(2), Daily News quotes a statement by the former Health sector pioneer that the scientific process be given priority instead of following superstitious beliefs in order to effectively face COVID-19 pandemic.
“What needs to happen today is to focus primarily on scientific matters, not to pursue myths,’ he said.
Dr. Jasinghe added that various new discoveries are being made around the world to curb the spread of COVID-19. “One group in our country has faith in the scientific process, while others have a tendency to follow superstitions,” he said.
He urged the public not to follow superstitious beliefs to evade the virus.
“All we have to do to suppress COVID-19 is to follow scientific methods and not follow superstitions,” he added.
The Environment Ministry Secretary who played a pivotal role in controlling the first wave of COVID19 said that four or five new vaccines will be introduced to the world by middle of this year.
(Source – Daily News)