Tag: vaccine

Over 92,000 persons vaccinated against Covid

Godfrey Broomes Godfrey Broomes- April 20, 2021

-6,000 immunised daily -Dr. Anthony  Minister of Health, Hon. Dr. Frank Anthony says about 6,000 persons are turning up at ... Read More

Region 10 sees improved response to COVID-19 vaccination

Region 10 sees improved response to COVID-19 vaccination

Anara Khan Anara Khan- April 14, 2021

─ from wider sensitisation campaign Minister of Health, Hon. Dr Frank Anthony, says there has been an improved response to ... Read More

Sputnik V vaccine arrives

Sputnik V vaccine arrives

Anara Khan Anara Khan- April 2, 2021

Guyana’s COVID-19 immunisation campaign has been boosted with the arrival of 25,000 doses of the Sputnik V vaccine from Russia. ... Read More

Gov’t aiming to vaccinate 50,000 against Covid by April 11

Gov’t aiming to vaccinate 50,000 against Covid by April 11

Godfrey Broomes Godfrey Broomes- March 18, 2021

- 13,000 already inoculated - Health Advisor Dr. Ramsammy The Government is targeting 50,000 persons ages 50 and older to ... Read More

Prime Minister says no issues or problems after taking COVID vaccine

Prime Minister says no issues or problems after taking COVID vaccine

Staff Writer Staff Writer- March 10, 2021

Prime Minister, Hon. Brigadier (ret’d) Mark Phillips called his vaccination process smooth and confirmed that there were no issues or ... Read More

Sinopharm COVID-19 vaccines arrive in Guyana

Sinopharm COVID-19 vaccines arrive in Guyana

Anara Khan Anara Khan- March 3, 2021

- 10,000 persons to benefit Minister of Health, Hon. Dr Frank Anthony says the arrival of the 20,000 doses of ... Read More

Several COVID-19 vaccines being explored

Several COVID-19 vaccines being explored

Gavin Lewis Gavin Lewis- September 4, 2020

-Some vaccines are in the final phase of being approved Minister of Health, Hon. Dr. Frank Anthony has disclosed that ... Read More

No silver bullet for COVID-19 – WHO warns

No silver bullet for COVID-19 – WHO warns

Akeasha Boodie Akeasha Boodie- August 3, 2020

—worldwide cases now at 17.5M —China probe moves one step ahead DPI, Guyana, Monday, August 3, 2020 On Monday, Director-General ... Read More

RNA & DNA vaccines used for the first time ever, as world grapples with COVID-19

RNA & DNA vaccines used for the first time ever, as world grapples with COVID-19

Akeasha Boodie Akeasha Boodie- July 24, 2020

—24 vaccines in clinical trial, 150 approaching clinical stage DPI, Guyana, Friday, July 24, 2020 Dr. Soumya Swaminathan, WHO Chief ... 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.