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June 19, 2020

“As I recollect…” –  Reclaiming our Story in the Best of Times: On the 1918 Spanish Flu in Benque Viejo del Carmen

Contributed by David N. Ruiz: “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times...” wrote Charles Dickens in A Tale of Two Cities [...]
June 18, 2020

World Health Organization welcomes preliminary results on using dexamethasone to critically COVID-19 patients

The WHO's Director-General, Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, noted that
June 17, 2020

Belizean to be charged for Immigration offense; Guatemalans issued with order to leave

The men were taken to the San Ignacio Community Hospital to be swabbed for COVID-19 per the Ministry of Health's protocol.
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 15, 2020

Global COVID-19 cases surpass 8-million mark, over 4 million have recovered

The pandemic, which originated in Wu Han, China back in December 2019, has affected a total of 8,104,124 according to Worldometer.
June 14, 2020

Ministry of Health confirms 21st case of COVID-19

The office of the Director of Health Services (DHS) said that the case was detected from a batch of samples taken from those who arrived in [...]
June 9, 2020

Dr. Marvin Manzanero: Testing will continue with people arriving to Belize and prior to leaving quarantine facility

Manzanero said that the Ministry will test anyone arriving into Belize and prior to them leaving the quarantine facilities as the repatriation process continues.