01 December 2022
සිංහල | English

High risk of rat flu spread due to rain

There is a risk of rat fever spreading during the current monsoon season.

Tushani Dabarera, Community Health Specialist of the Epidemiology Department stated that 3,500 cases of rat fever have been reported in the past 8 months of the year.

Most of the cases have been reported from Ratnapura, Kegalle, Kalutara, Galle, Matara, Moneragala, Badulla and Kurunegala districts.