Every year 27 000 000 develop sepsis and 8 000 000 die due to sepsis. Survivors are left with complications that affect their lives. Awareness is the key.
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Since the emergence of COVID-19 outbreak late last year and following its declaration as a public health emergency of global concern by the WHO in January 2020, testing and early identification of cases became a cornerstone of the pandemic response. Rising to the need of the hour, virologists of Sri Lanka acted immediately to face this new threat effectively. They were hard at work to establish the new diagnostics and owing to their dedication and tireless efforts Sri Lanka became one of the first countries which started PCR testing for COVID-19 at the beginning of the pandemic.
Suggestions of the Sri Lanka College of Microbiologists
The COVID-19 pandemic has brought the world to a standstill, and tourism has been badly affected in spite it being a main contributor to economy in some countries like Sri Lanka. In that context, there is ongoing discussion on reopening the country for tourism with suitable arrangements to prevent and restrict the spread of COVID-19.