Norton hospitalised

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– after suspected heart attack

Social Cohesion Minister, Dr George Norton was on Thursday admitted to the Cardiac Intensive Care Unit of the Georgetown Public Hospital for observation, after complaining of feeling unwell.

Social Cohesion Minister, Dr George Norton

According to reports reaching Guyana Times, Norton suffered “a heart attack”, and went to the Hospital with a headache, high blood pressure and slightly slurred speech. Norton, a noted ophthalmologist, made several blunders during his controversial reign as Public Health Minister. The Ministry of the Presidency said it would provide relevant updates where necessary.