Uva Wellassa University closed due to chickenpox outbreak
March 13, 2018 01:07 pm
All faculties of the Uva Wellassa University have been closed until further notice due to a sudden outbreak of chickenpox among the students.
Vice Chancellor Dr. Jayantha Lal Ratnasekera stated that 27 students staying at university hostels have already been infected with chickenpox.
A decision was taken by the administration to close the faculties of the university as a precaution in order to prevent the spread of the viral infection.