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Rat Fever deaths on the increase

Aug 19, 2011 7:52:18 AM - news.lk

The Epidemiology Unit of the Ministry of Health informs that this year, up to now 4,779 cases of leptospirosis, also known as rat fever, have been reported and 60 of them have died.   The highest number of cases, amounting to 1386, has been reported from Kurunegala district, out of which ten of them have died.