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July 15, 2020

COVID-19 vaccines could be available soon as tests in US, UK look promising

According to UK newspaper, The Daily Mail, teams from Oxford University and the American pharmaceutical company Moderna have disclosed that participants in their studies have displayed [...]
July 15, 2020

Ministry of Health says contact tracing is ongoing for COVID-19 patient from Santa Elena

One of the patients is a 50-year-old resident of Santa Elena Town. The Ministry said in a release that the patient was clinically improving and was [...]
July 15, 2020

Belize monitors 16 active cases of COVID-19

Of those 16, 9 are females and 7 are males.
July 14, 2020

Belize confirms 2 new cases of COVID-19

In a late evening release, the Office of Director of Health Services (DHS) reported that the 2 new positive cases were identified after 88 samples were [...]
July 14, 2020

United Kingdom scientists using llama blood to help develop COVID-19 vaccine

Information on the development of the llama-based vaccine was published in Nature Structural and Molecular Biology, where lead researcher Professor James Naismith, compared the process of [...]
July 14, 2020

Central America COVID-19 toll reinforces Belize’s caution

As we showed with the Caribbean on Monday, that total is fourth from bottom among countries with active cases. It is also bottom of Central America’s [...]
July 14, 2020

Teacher’s Union conducting school preparedness survey

The survey, which assures anonymity for its participants, asks various questions regarding the levels to which teachers think the country, and their own school are prepared [...]
July 14, 2020

Belize to receive US $12.4 million from World Bank for COVID-19 impact

The funds will be used to provide social assistance to poor and vulnerable households impacted by the crisis.