Jan 22, 2021

Covid-19 vaccination trial tomorrow Featured

Health units have made preparations to hold a COVID-19 vaccination trial tomorrow at three locations. The trial is being carried out to identify practical issues that could arise when the vaccination drive commences.

For the first time, Sri Lankan health authorities will hold a Covid-19 vaccination trial tomorrow at three locations.

The trials will be held at the Piliyandala Medical Office of Health, the Piliyandala District Hospital and the Ragama Teaching Hospital, Deputy Director General of Health Services Dr. Hemantha Herath said.

He added that the trial will be carried out to identify practical issues that could arise when the vaccination drive commences and that the Health Ministry is prepared to administer the vaccine as soon as it is received.

 

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