Tag: Dr. Maria Van Kerkhove

Young people not invincible to COVID-19- WHO reminds

Young people not invincible to COVID-19- WHO reminds

Akeasha Boodie Akeasha Boodie- July 31, 2020

-evidence shows young people partially responsible for continuous spread DPI, Guyana, Friday, July 31, 2020 More than six months into ... Read More

WHO says COVID-19 immunity may not last, additional studies needed

WHO says COVID-19 immunity may not last, additional studies needed

Akeasha Boodie Akeasha Boodie- July 14, 2020

—UK study suggests antibodies may not last more than 3 months DPI, Guyana, Tuesday, July 14, 2020 Scientists are now ... Read More

Data on airborne COVID-19 still early, more info needed-WHO

Data on airborne COVID-19 still early, more info needed-WHO

Akeasha Boodie Akeasha Boodie- July 10, 2020

—urges healthcare officials to take all precautions while data develops DPI, Guyana, Friday July 10, 2020 In updated guidance on ... Read More

Worldwide demand for Dexamethasone rises after coronavirus recoveries

Worldwide demand for Dexamethasone rises after coronavirus recoveries

Akeasha Boodie Akeasha Boodie- June 22, 2020

—some discharged patients may experience persistence symptoms DPI, Guyana, Monday, June 22, 2020 On June 15, the World Health Organisation ... Read More

WHO calls for increased Influenza testing as flu season approaches

WHO calls for increased Influenza testing as flu season approaches

Akeasha Boodie Akeasha Boodie- June 10, 2020

DPI, Guyana, Wednesday, June 10, 2020 While efforts are being focussed on mitigating the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), ... Read More

COVID-19 Alert!

Coronavirus disease spreads primarily through contact with an infected person when they cough or sneeze. It also spreads when a person touches a surface or object that has the virus on it, then touches their eyes, nose, or mouth. We urge citizens to practice good hygiene and social or physical distancing also adhere to the guidelines provided by the Ministry of Health, Guyana.