Despite CARICOM’s calls for equitable access, some Caribbean states unable to get COVID-19 vaccines

In spite of its declarations last month on the need for equitable access to the COVID-19 vaccines, the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) has expressed its...

Guyana to receive 80,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccines from India next week- Dr Anthony

Guyana is expected to receive some 80,000 doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine from the Government of India next week, says the country's Health Minister,...

Budget caters for procurement of HIV self-testing kits – Dr. Anthony

Guyanese will soon be able to check their HIV status in the comfort of their homes, as the government gears to rollout a self-testing...

COVID-19 Update: 51 new cases recorded; eight in ICU

Guyana has recorded 51 new cases of COVID-19, taking the total number of confirmed cases since March 2020 to 8,313. Eight persons are currently in...

Special committee established to monitor side effects of COVID-19 vaccines – Minister

Health Minister, Dr Frank Anthony has said that a special committee has been established to monitor side effects of those health workers who received...

Barbados shares 1500 doses of its COVID-19 vaccines with Guyana

Some 1500 doses of COVID-19 vaccines have arrived in Guyana from the Government of Barbados, says Guyana's President, Dr Irfaan Ali. Guyana Standard understands that...

Only Eureka, Nat’l lab authorised to conduct PCR tests; report any other facility offering...

The National Public Health Reference Laboratory and the Eureka Medical Laboratories are the only two local medical facilities authorised to conduct the polymerase chain...

Gov’t still awaiting results from CARPHA to determine Covid strain here -Min. Anthony

Minister of Health, Dr. Frank Anthony, says Guyana is awaiting the results of the COVID-19 samples sent to the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA)...

Retired medical professionals will also aid in administering COVID-19 vaccines; immunisation course to be...

Guyana will be bringing back retired healthcare professionals to aid in administering COVID-19 vaccines as delivery of the first COVID-19 Vaccines Global Access (COVAX)...

Guyana now capable of conducting 1500 to 2000 tests daily; Gov’t vetting private labs...

Guyana’s COVID-19 testing capability has seen a significant boost, says Health Minister, Dr Frank Anthony. During today’s COVID-19 update, the health official said that...

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