Minister of Health Keheliya Rambukwella says that a decision has been taken to immediately halt the emergency purchases of medicinal drugs.
2 Oct 2023 (3:41 PM)
Scientists Katalin Kariko and Drew Weissman from Hungary and the United States respectively won the 2023 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for discoveries enabling the development of mRNA COVID-19 vaccines, the award-giving body said on Monday. MORE..
2 Oct 2023 (5:22 PM)
A person has been reported missing after being swept away by strong water currents while crossing the Kiriyankalliya canal flowing from the Taravilluwa area in Mundalama, Puttalam. MORE..
2 Oct 2023 (12:02 PM)
The World Health Organization (WHO) recommended on Monday the use of a second malaria vaccine to curb the life-threatening disease spread to humans by some mosquitoes. MORE..
2 Oct 2023 (11:31 PM)
The National Building Research Organization (NBRO) has issued early landslide warnings for several areas in eight districts, as heavy rainfall continues. MORE..
2 Oct 2023 (10:20 PM)
Minister of Ports and Aviation Nimal Siripala de Silva has revealed that the recent delays of eight flights have caused losses to the tune of USD 06 million to the national carrier SriLankan Airlines. MORE..
2 Oct 2023 (6:04 PM)