COVID-19 update: 206 new infections, six in ICU 

Guyana has recorded an additional 206 cases of COVID-19, taking confirmed infections from March 2020 to 39,779. The death count remains at 1,054, with six...

Some simple home remedies can help to fight the flu

Health In Focus With Dr. Zulfikar Bux We have all grown up to our parents and grandparents offering us some soup during an illness. Turns...

Dental boat “Lady Janet” redeployed after $2.4M overhaul

  After being out of service for some six years, the Lady Janet is finally up and running and will soon serve residents in the...

Boy, 5, dies of COVID-19; death toll now 994

A five-year-old boy succumbed to COVID-19 yesterday, the Health Ministry said. The child, along with a 49-year-old Region Five woman are the latest fatalities, taking...

Coalition spent millions to buy animal anesthetic machine to use on humans at New...

People’s Progressive Party/Civic (PPP/C) Member of Parliament (MP), Dr Vishwa Mahadeo told the National Assembly this afternoon during the budget debates that the coalition...

Police break up protesting Uitvlugt sugar workers calling for protection against COVID-19

The protest actions by workers of the Uitvlugt sugar estate factory continued this morning, May 28, 2020, as the workers remain staunch in their...

Health workers in training to deal with emerging health challenges

A number of health workers are currently undergoing strategic training aimed at better equipping them with specialised skills to address emerging health challenges. Among those...

Researchers moving closer to human trials for pigs’ kidneys transplant

Have you ever heard of the term xenotransplantation? Well we at Guyana Standard only heard of it for the first time this past week....

COVID-19 Update: Three new cases reported; total number of confirmed cases now 300

Three new cases of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) have been confirmed from the 78 tests done within the last 24 hours, bringing the...

Some things to note in the case of a head injury

Our head houses our brain which functions as our main control centre. Every single thought and action that we perform is derived from this...

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