Advisory on Portuguese man o' war

T TV Saturday 22/December/2018 19:09 PM
By: Times News Service

The Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries has advised the public on how to deal with jellyfish stings.
Particularly those from the 'Portuguese man o' war', the authorities said.
"Jellyfish are highly toxic creature. Its sting causes dangerous health implications. When you see it, leave the water and don't touch it." - Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries
Officials said in case the jellyfish stings anyone, he or she must wash the stung area with sea water and go to a health centre as soon as possible.