WHO to Supply Swine Flu Vaccines to Sri Lanka

25 November 2009 (Last Updated November 25th, 2009 18:30)

The Sri Lankan Healthcare and Nutrition Ministry will receive 380,000 Novel Influenza (A) H1N1 vaccines from the World Health Organization (WHO) to cure patients suffering from swine flu in the country. Those infected with the virus can get the vaccine at state hospitals after it is de

The Sri Lankan Healthcare and Nutrition Ministry will receive 380,000 Novel Influenza (A) H1N1 vaccines from the World Health Organization (WHO) to cure patients suffering from swine flu in the country.

Those infected with the virus can get the vaccine at state hospitals after it is delivered to Sri Lanka in December, according to www.dailynews.lk.

Isolated wards have been made available to treat patients with swine flu in 20 sentinel hospitals across the country.