Rat fever raises its head | Sunday Observer

Rat fever raises its head

4 October, 2020

Kurunegala DMO Dr. A.M. Priyadarshana called upon farmers to be careful when stepping into paddy fields as the fatal disease of Rat fever is on the increase.

About 5,361 Rat Fever patients have been reported this year. The majority of them, 1,239 had been reported from the Ratnapura district. About 6,021 Rat fever patients were reported countrywide last year.