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June 17, 2020

COVID-19 treatment derived from cows blood to be tested on humans

An article published this week explains that the cows were genetically modified to have immune systems that are "part human" and that the treatment comes from [...]
June 17, 2020

Taiwan donates $1 Million worth of medical equipment to Belize as the fight against COVID-19 continues

Furthermore, Taiwan’s Far Eastern Memorial Hospital will donate 5 ventilators to the Ministry of Health for treating patients with critical conditions.
June 16, 2020

Belize confirms 22nd case of COVID-19

According to the Ministry, 45 samples were processed today as part of our ongoing surveillance.
June 16, 2020

University in Israel develops 1-minute coronavirus breath test

By BBN Staff: As countries around the world continue to innovate ways of dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic, a university in Israel has reportedly developed a [...]
June 16, 2020

Belize eyes regional countries tourism responses

And Belize is eyeing how their rollout of protocols is going to inform our plans moving forward.
June 16, 2020

ASK THE EXPERTS: Director of Health Services updates on COVID-19 situation

Case 19, who returned on a cruise ship on May 31, recently tested negative and a second test is due today.
June 16, 2020

Dexamethasone proves first life-saving drug against COVID-19

The low-dose steroid treatment dexamethasone cut the risk of death by a third for patients on ventilators. For those on oxygen, it cut deaths by a [...]
June 15, 2020

Protected areas and National Parks reopen

The announcement came via the newly established National Biodiversity Office (NBO). The NBO said that the protected areas will be open from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 [...]