Rats and bandicoot
plague could cause death:
A plague of death due to Leptospirosis, a high
risk zoonotic disease which mimics symptoms of serious viral fever
similar to Dengue and Chickungunya has been reported from around the
country causing 41 deaths up to April 11, Dr Navaratnasingam Janakan,
Consultant Epideiologist, Epidemiology Unit of the Ministry of
Healthcare and Nutrition told the Sunday Observer.
‘I’ll take up the challenge’
With the assassination of her husband Minister
Jeyaraj Fernandopulle, speculations were ripe whether his grieving
wife Dr. Mrs. Sudharshini Fernandopulle would enter politics
following the request from supporters and well-wishers and from
President Mahinda Rajapaksa.