A new cream for protection of mosquitoes is to be introduced in the country.
The National Institute of Medical Research has decided to introduce this cream. Dr Indira Weerasinghe says that positive results have been obtained from this new herbal cream. Dr. Weerasinghe said the team of the University of Sri Jayawardenapura, Medical Faculty gave their utmost support in the conduct of the research. The Health Ministry has taken the necessary initiative to find the necessary financial support for the production of this cream within the next two weeks. Dr Weerasinghe added that this cream would be distributed through shops before the middle of next year.