January 30, 2023

International News: World Health Organization (WHO) maintains highest alert over COVID, but sees hope ahead

Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus indicated that he hopes to see an end to the emergency this year, particularly if access to the counter-measures can be improved [...]
January 24, 2023

COVID report: Sixth COVID wave continues to decline

The week of January 18 – 23 saw 55 new cases, with only 54 active cases of the virus nationwide.
January 18, 2023

COVID report: Fall in new and active cases suggests peak of latest wave has arrived

This suggests that the peak of the sixth wave of the virus in Belize has come and the country is now on the downslope of that [...]
January 14, 2023

World Health Organization analyzing COVID-19 data released by China

Director General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus spoke with Ma Xiaowei, director of China’s National Health Commission about the current COVID-19 outbreak.
January 14, 2023

International News: COVID-19 emergency hospitalizations in China have peaked

Jiao Yahui, an official from the National Health Commission said that "the number of fever clinic visitors is generally in a declining trend after peaking, both [...]
January 14, 2023

International News: U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention note early sign of Pfizer bivalent COVID-19 shot link to stroke

Health officials say that the shot could be linked to a type of brain stroke in older adults.
January 10, 2023

COVID report: Fall in active cases but high number of new cases reported in first week of January

In the week of January 4 to 10, 223 new cases of COVID-19 were reported countrywide, down only slightly from the 228 reported in the previous [...]
January 10, 2023

International News: World Health Organization recommends mask-wearing on long flights

Health experts are monitoring the rapid increase in cases of COVID-19 driven by the latest Omicron subvariant.