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Update on COVID-19 vaccines

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SARS-CoV2 viral infection resulting in COVID-19 has resulted in over 64 million infections and almost 1.5 million deaths within a period of 11 months....

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Masks: Which? When? How long? For whom?

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Masks have become one of the most sought items with the COVID epidemic as wearing mask is one of the protective measure against COVID infection....

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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.

World Sepsis Alliance https://www.global-sepsis-alliance.org/

Virologists at the forefront of the COVID-19 battle in Sri Lanka

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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.

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