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* Sri Lanka's Moratuwa University closed due to dengue
Sat, Jul 1, 2017, 11:55 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

July 01, Colombo: Sri Lanka's University of Moratuwa has been closed for two weeks due to risk of dengue spreading, the authorities announced today.

It has been reported that more than 80 students have been afflicted with the mosquito borne diseases and one female student has died.

University students also engaged in an agitation today demanding urgent solutions to the prevailing situation of dengue fever.

The disease has reached an epidemic level this year. During the last six months, 71,298 suspected dengue cases have been reported to the Epidemiology Unit from all over the island. Over 42.7 percent of the dengue cases were reported from the Western province. Only 55,150 cases were reported in the whole last year.

University students too engaged in an agitation today demanding urgent solutions to the prevailing situation of dengue fever.

 


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