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Tonics and ‘holy water’ pots can’t control COVID-19; Dullas

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Minister of Mass Media Dullas Alahapperuma has said that only scientific methods can control COVID-19 pandemic.

Addressing an event held in Matara, the Minister has said that methods like using various kinds of tonics and throwing ‘holy water’ pots to rivers are not solutions for control a pandemic.

Everyone should understand that only scientific methods can control this situation. The government is successfully carrying out the vaccination drive against COVID-19. Hopefully, we will be able to give vaccines for everyone who is eligible by the end of September, the Minister said.

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