Sri Lankan Health Ministry To Import BTI Bacteria To Destroy Dengue Mosquitoes
Sri Lankan Ministry Of Health today decided to import the Cuban Made BTI Bacteria to destroy the Dengue Mosquitoe Larvae as the Debgue is spreading rapidly in most parts of the Country.
According to the Press Release issued by the Ministry Health Minister Nimal Siripala De Silva already hold discussions with the Cuban Ambassador in Colombo this regard and currently waiting for the approval of the Cuban Government to Importing of this BTI Bacteria.This Baacteria is known as succesfully curb the Dengue Menace in Cuba.
However the Public Health Department of the Colombo Municipal Council already beaun the using of this Bacteria to the Dengue Mosquitoe Breeding Places within the Colombo City Limits.According to the Chief Medical Officer in Health of Colombo Dr.Pradeep Kariyawasam this Bacteria is using at the Dengue Breeding Places once a Weak and the progress will be looked by the Public Health Inspectors.The Bacteria is importing from America he stressed.
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