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August 3, 2021

Dominican Republic to slaughter thousands of pigs after African swine fever outbreak, Caribbean countries urged to be vigilant

On Monday the country's state-run Banco Agricola explained that the ASF was detected in 11 of the country's 32 provinces, and lead to the widespread deaths [...]
August 3, 2021

Ministry of Health observes World Breastfeeding Week with activities all month long

In a press release, the Ministry said this year’s theme “Protect Breastfeeding: A Shared Responsibility” is a call on all to protect a mother and baby’s [...]
July 30, 2021
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Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital sets to recovering medical debt from patients

And Belize’s leading referral hospital, Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital (KHMH), is facing a shortfall of $35 million in revenue from medical debt incurred by patients.
July 30, 2021

Field epidemiologist Nurse Lorna Perez steps aside from COVID-19 fight

National Surveillance Officer, Lorna Perez, is out of contract and has asked to step aside in order to take care of personal business. She is responsible [...]
July 30, 2021

United Nations Refugee agency donates medical equipment for COVID-19 response in Southern Belize

The donation, handed over on Thursday, July 29, included 2,800 KN95 masks, 4,000 surgical masks, 2,450 disposable gowns, 500 face shields, 6,600 pairs of gloves, and [...]
July 30, 2021
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Spanish Lookout, Southside of Belize City being watched for COVID outbreaks

Residents there have told the press inter alia that they have been a model for the country in their view as they have been able to [...]
July 30, 2021
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Santa Elena village in Toledo locked down

Santa Elena, Toledo District is closed for the next two weeks as of today.
July 30, 2021
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Health Minister Michel Chebat announces new public health measures

As of Sunday, August 1, the Minister says workers of business process outsourcing agencies and civil aviation workers have been added to the definition of frontline [...]