Home delivery service in operation Source:Dailymirror Goods including vegetables, fruits and other essential items are being delivered to the houses considering the island-wide travel restrictions imposed due to the prevailing COVID-19 situation in the county. Pix by Kushan Pathiraja  ...

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eLanka Newsletter – 13 June 2021 – 2nd Edition – Sri Lankans In Australia Click here or on the image below to read this week’s elanka Newsletter “MARITIME DISASTER” – By Des Kelly Sri Lankan appointed to US President’s Commission on White House Fellowships PETER’S COLLEGE COLOMBO CELEBRATES ITS CENTENARY NEXT YEAR Sri Lankan appointed to US President’s Commission on White House Fellowships One of Sydney’s best kept foodie secrets, Sri Lankan Street food! Jonathan Livingston Kabaragoya* Sri Lanka Day Expo 2021 virtual event THE BOOK OF LIFE – by Lakshman Navaratne Kaleidoscope with Savithri Rodrigo 57 11.06.2021 Health & Views June 1st issue 2021 – By Dr Harold Gunatillake 18 hairpin bend road with spectacular vistas By Arundathie Abeysinghe Is tracked data changing consumer behavior? By Aditya Abeysinghe passing away of former UNP MP for Ambalangoda, Mr. Buddhika Sarath Kurukularatne- by Algi Wijewickrema Mandarin and Tamil – A historical ...

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Variants of concern and vaccine effectiveness-By Dr Harold Gunatillake Please peruse my website;www.Doctorharold.com Transcript: Viruses are constantly changing, and this includes SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. These genetic variations occur over time and can lead to the emergence of new variants that may have different characteristics. Today, let us discuss the deadly variants that are spreading globally from the SARS virus, and the effectiveness of the response from the COVID-19 vaccines and your body immune system. ...

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Covid-19 response: Australia uses Mattala to move supplies to India and Nepal  Source:Island Australian Air Force C-17A Globemaster aircraft lands at Mattala Australia has used Sri Lanka as a hub to move urgently needed assistance to Nepal and India battling the rampaging Covid-19 pandemic. The Australian High Commission, in a statement issued yesterday (7) quoted HC David Holly as having that Sri Lanka facilitated the use of Mattala airport to deliver Australian assistance to its North East Indian Ocean neighbours.  The Australian HC issued the following statement: “Australia has delivered essential medical supplies to Sri Lanka to further assist in its response to COVID-19. On 4 June, a Royal Australian Air Force C-17A Globemaster aircraft landed at Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport carrying essential supplies of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). Using Sri Lanka as a hub, essential supplies will also be delivered to Nepal and India in direct response to the COVID-19 ...

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Australia and Sri Lanka respond to COVID-19 together Australian HC David Holly Source:Dailynews Australia has delivered essential medical supplies to Sri Lanka to further assist in its response to COVID-19. On June 4, a Royal Australian Air Force C-17A Globemaster aircraft landed at Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport carrying essential supplies of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). Using Sri Lanka as a hub, essential supplies will also be delivered to Nepal and India in direct response to the COVID-19 crises taking place in those countries. ...

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Australia delivers COVID-19 supplies to Sri Lanka   Source:-colombopage June 04, Colombo: Australia has delivered essential medical supplies to Sri Lanka to further assist in its response to COVID-19, the High Commission of Australia in Colombo said. A Royal Australian Air Force C-17A Globemaster aircraft on Friday (June 04) landed at Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport carrying essential supplies of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). Using Sri Lanka as a hub, essential supplies will also be delivered to Nepal and India in direct response to the COVID-19 crises taking place in those countries, the High Commission said. Australia has continued to support Sri Lanka’s health system since the start of the pandemic, responding to COVID-19 outbreaks and bolstering the health system to manage threats to regional health security in the future. The Western Australian Government’s donation of 9,800,000 facemasks and 3,200 coveralls will provide essential support and protection to those on the ...

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We are the World – Several versions At elanka we thought of sharing these beautiful Rendition of the world famous song…. We are the World! We are the world 2020 l cover version by 80 artists from 32 countries l a peter gomes initiative We Are The World 2020 (25 Various Artists) – Fight COVID-19 (Music Video) We are the world – 24 VOCES – Jlo, Ariana Grande, Romeo Santos, Ricky Martin… We are the World । American Idol 2020 Finale। Lionel Richie and All-Star Line-Up Performance। ABC   We Are The World – 2020 (VARIOUS ARTISTS) RARE Michael Jackson recording in Studio We are the World long Version ...

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Goods to the door… Source:Dailymirror Goods including vegetables, fruits and other essential items are being delivered to the houses considering the island-wide travel restrictions imposed due to the prevailing COVID-19 situation in the county. Pix by Nisal Baduge ...

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             “MARITIME DISASTER” – By Des Kelly   What is going to happen next ??. Sri Lanka did manage to keep Corona Virus mostly at bay, after the bug left China to take over as a Global Pandemic, taking the lives of millions of people and suffocating millions of others to the point of no return.  Suddenly, for no specific reason, Covid 19 started to worsen in this tiny Island, restrictions were duly toughened, curfews and lockdown introduced in an effort to at least contain the virus, unfortunately, to no effect, and then,  like a blast from the blue, comes a much more dangerous “Indian strain” ...

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Know your COVID-19 vaccines before the jab-by Harold Gunatillake Transcript: “In the race to build the world’s first round. of coronavirus vaccines, the spike protein— the thorny knobs that adorn each of the pathogen’s particles—was our most valuable.  player. Spike is a key ingredient in virtually. every one of our current pandemic-fighting shots: it has been repeatedly billed as essential for tickling out any immune response.  worth its salt. “People put all their eggs in the spike basket,” Juliet Morrison, a virologist at UC Riverside told me. And it undoubtedly paid off. Vaccine makers are looking beyond the spike protein”. As you are aware, Covid-19 is a respiratory disease caused by SARS-CoV-2 virus. Rhinovirus, adenovirus, and human coronavirus infections usually affect your upper respiratory tract, while both SARS and COVID-19 infections affect the lower respiratory tract. So, these latter viruses can cause more symptoms and worse outcomes. ...

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