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Thursday May 6th, 2021

Government may use different vaccines in specific areas of the country

The government expects to use the Russian made Sputnik V vaccine in a specific area in the country because the second dose should also be from the sam...

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Pathirana says the suspended vaccine was never shipped to Sri Lanka

The government is reassuring Sri Lankans that the batch of Oxford/AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines which was temporarily suspended in seve...

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The vaccination mess: Government tells officials don’t give in to political i...

Sri Lanka’s government is asking Heath Officials not to accede to political pressure when carrying out the country’s vaccination programme against...

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One million Covishield doses to arrive in Sri Lanka in March, April as promised:...

Serum Institute of India (SII) will deliver one million doses of the AstraZeneca Covishield vaccine this month and the next as promised, the State Pha...

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Sri Lanka's vaccine rollout a failure: Dr Nihal Abyesinghe

Despite a promising start, Sri Lanka’s COVID-19 vaccination strategy has proved a failure due to gross mismanagement in the rollout, College of Comm...

Imesh Ranasinghe
Another batch of Covid 19 vaccines due to arrive tomorrow

Sri Lanka will get a batch of 264,000 doses of the Oxford, COVISHIELD vaccine through the COVAX facility tomorrow, the Ministry of Health said.

Government’s vaccination policy is confused but getting the jab was smooth

On Saturday, February 20, I was vaccinated against Covid 19 and if you think I am some celebrity queue-jumper, perish th...

Arjuna Ranawana

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Tourism Minister says MPs have a right to priority vaccination

Parliament members in the opposition are trying to spread the COVID-19 virus and create chaos in the country by deferrin...

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Sri Lanka’s Legislators not rushing to get vaccinated for Covid

Sri Lanka’s Parliamentarians are not rushing the fences to get themselves vaccinated against the Covid 19 virus and up...

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Website registering people for vaccinations has crashed

The website run by the State Ministry for Primary Health Care, Epidemic and COVID Disease Control that Sri Lankans were ...

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Website to register for Covid vaccine launched

Sri Lankans can now go online and register to receive the Covid 19 vaccine the State Ministry for Primary Health Care, E...

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Electoral lists will be updated by Grama Niladaris for Covid vaccinations

Sri Lanka will use the National Election Commission electoral registry to select people for vaccination but if people ac...

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Sri Lanka to get free Covid vaccines from India and China

The 500,000 doses of the Indian version of the Oxford AstraZeneca vaccine for the Covid 19 virus which New Delhi is dona...

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Sri Lanka yet to register Indian made Covid 19 vaccine

India began shipping free vaccines six to neighbouring countries yesterday and is awaiting approval from Colombo to send...

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First Sri Lankans to be vaccinated against Covid 19 will be MPs probably on Feb 4

India’s Serum Institute’s version of the Astro-Zeneca Oxford Vaccine is being shipped free to us by India as part of...

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Healthcare workers will be vaccinated first says Health Minister

Around 155,000 front line healthcare workers in Sri Lanka are to receive the COVID-19 vaccine first, Health Minister Pav...

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