The coronavirus variant discovered in South Africa may evade the protection provided by Pfizer'BioNTech s COVID-19 vaccine to some extent, a real-world data study in Israel found, though its prevalence in the country is very low and the research has not been peer reviewed. MORE..
12 Apr 2021 (1:15 AM)
The efficacy of Chinese Covid-19 vaccines is "not high" and authorities are weighing options to bolster protection -- including mixing different shots, China s top disease control official has said. MORE..
12 Apr 2021 (7:40 PM)
Sri Lanka Railways has introduced a new hotline number - 1971 - for commuters to make complaints in case of an emergency and to obtain information related to train services. MORE..
12 Apr 2021 (3:38 PM)
The Ministry of Health says that another 144 patients have recovered from coronavirus and have been discharged from hospitals and treatment centers. MORE..
12 Apr 2021 (5:00 PM)
The 20 suspects including the 16 officers of the Police Narcotics Bureau (PNB), who were arrested in connection with a drug racket, have been further remanded. MORE..
12 Apr 2021 (1:41 PM)
Visitation of prison inmates has been restricted during the Sinhala and Tamil New Year season, Spokesperson of Prisons, Commissioner Chandana Ekanayake said. MORE..
12 Apr 2021 (3:51 PM)