March 31, 2021
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BREAKING: Minister of Health and Wellness says Dr Manzanero situation “settled”

Dr. Manzanero had returned to work in February from sick leave after a debilitating bout with COVID-19 that left him hospitalized.
March 31, 2021

Minister Michel Chebat reiterates importance of vaccination

While no longer the first choice of support, the Minister says the arrival was anticipated and is very welcome.
March 31, 2021

Special Envoy Rossana Briceno on COVAX donation: “Today is a good day, let’s keep moving forward together”

As with the international cooperation that has produced vaccines in record time, so here in Belize: our national efforts have brought down the numbers of active [...]
March 31, 2021

UNICEF representative Alison Parker: Vaccination will help resolve “children’s crisis” associated with COVID-19

She made a special plea to teachers, some of whom are headed back to face-to-face classes after the Easter vacation, to get themselves vaccinated in order [...]
March 31, 2021

Pan American Health Organization representative Noreen Jack: COVAX “a global effort”; 2.5 million doses delivered to the region with Belize delivery

She emphasized the importance of the international cooperation of nations in developing and distributing COVID-19 vaccines, unprecedented in human history.
March 31, 2021
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Dr. Natalia Beer: “I believe in the vaccine”

She pointed to the eradication of polio, absent in Belize since 1981, as an example of how the low-cost vaccine can boost health, but lamented a [...]
March 31, 2021
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First doses of COVAX Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines touch down in Belize

This morning, at the Philip Goldson International Airport in Ladyville, the representatives of the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization and the GAVI International Vaccine Alliance [...]
March 30, 2021

Belmopan suburbs and South Stann Creek hit by new cases of COVID-19

One case each was detected in Las Flores, Salvapan and Maya Mopan, as well as the outlying village of Armenia; San Ignacio Town saw two.