Tag: vaccines

President Ali wants Region to produce its own vaccines

President Ali wants Region to produce its own vaccines

Staff Writer Staff Writer- March 1, 2022

President Irfaan Ali today proposed that the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) should develop its capacity to produce vaccines for Covid-19 and ... Read More

Guyana now offering booster shots five months after second dose

Guyana now offering booster shots five months after second dose

Shania Gonsalves Shania Gonsalves- January 11, 2022

Minister of Health, Dr. Frank Anthony, said the effectiveness of the COVID-19 vaccines reduces six months after taking the second ... Read More

Over 7,000 booster doses administered so far

Over 7,000 booster doses administered so far

Anara Khan Anara Khan- December 15, 2021

Minister of Health, Dr Frank Anthony, MP, said that the administration of booster doses has increased incrementally across Guyana. To ... Read More

Mixing vaccines increases effectiveness

Mixing vaccines increases effectiveness

Anara Khan Anara Khan- December 9, 2021

Minister of Health, Dr Frank Anthony, M.P, said Thursday, that mixing vaccines increase their effectiveness to better protect persons against ... Read More

Booster shots available for persons 18 and older

Booster shots available for persons 18 and older

Anara Khan Anara Khan- December 6, 2021

All COVID-19 vaccination sites across the country are now offering booster doses to persons 18 years and older. Minister of ... Read More

Administration of booster doses picking up

Administration of booster doses picking up

Anara Khan Anara Khan- December 2, 2021

The Ministry of Health is seeing a favourable increase in the administration of the COVID-19 booster shots to the adult ... 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.