Jan 16, 2019

Moths cause widespread allergic reaction!

Civilians of the Lunugamwehera, Ranawaranawa and Dewuramwehera areas are experiencing an allergic reaction to a type of month, reports say.

Coming into contact with this moth results in itching and reddish hives, residents of the area say, adding that children have been having the worst of it.

They add that the prevailing dry weather has increased this moth population in the area.

Speaking on this regard, PHO of the Hambantota district - Saman Kumara said that measures will be taken to identify the moth with the help of experts and to control its spread.