Tag: Monkeypox

First monkeypox patient released from hospital

First monkeypox patient released from hospital

- September 12, 2022

- no new recorded case The first person to be diagnosed with monkeypox in Guyana has been released from hospital. ... Read More

High number of monkeypox cases in Guyana unlikely – Dr Anthony

High number of monkeypox cases in Guyana unlikely – Dr Anthony

- August 31, 2022

Health Minister, Dr Frank Anthony maintains that he does not foresee a large number of monkeypox infections in Guyana. Guyana ... Read More

Guyana confirms second case of Monkeypox – Health Minister

Guyana confirms second case of Monkeypox – Health Minister

- August 29, 2022

─ contact tracing, other mechanisms already operational Health Minister, Dr Frank Anthony is urging citizens to take the necessary steps ... Read More

Only high-risk persons eligible for monkeypox vaccine

Only high-risk persons eligible for monkeypox vaccine

- August 25, 2022

Health Minister, Dr Frank Anthony, today said, only persons considered to be high-risk would be eligible for the monkeypox vaccine. ... Read More

Gov’t to secure monkeypox vaccine by end of September

Gov’t to secure monkeypox vaccine by end of September

- August 24, 2022

Government has placed an order with the Pan American Health Organisation (PAHO) to ensure Guyana receives a portion of the monkeypox ... Read More

Protocols in place to control spread of Monkeypox in Guyana – Dr Anthony

Protocols in place to control spread of Monkeypox in Guyana – Dr Anthony

- August 23, 2022

With the first Monkeypox case being confirmed in Guyana over the last 24 hours, protocols previously established by the Ministry ... Read More

Unit established to handle monkeypox cases

Unit established to handle monkeypox cases

- July 28, 2022

A special unit has been established at the Guyana’s Infectious Disease Hospital, liliendaal, to accommodate anyone who might be subdued ... Read More

Steering committee established to monitor Monkeypox

Steering committee established to monitor Monkeypox

- July 22, 2022

- persons under 40 years more vulnerable – Health Minister Health Minister, Dr. Frank Anthony announced that his ministry has ... Read More

Guyana now capable of Monkeypox testing – Health Minister

Guyana now capable of Monkeypox testing – Health Minister

- July 15, 2022

The Ministry of Health will continue monitoring, and be on high alert for possible cases of Monkeypox as the virus ... Read More

No case of monkeypox recorded in Guyana – Health Minister

No case of monkeypox recorded in Guyana – Health Minister

- May 27, 2022

With more countries recording cases of the monkeypox disease, Guyana’s surveillance team has been instructed to be more vigilant in ... Read More

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