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Wednesday, December 11, 2019
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20 Sneaky Names Nasty MSG Goes By

Food manufacturers just love it when you can’t stop with a single serving. For them, it’s the sound of cash registers ringing. But what...

Dengue burdens productive population on Southside Belize City

BELIZE CITY--Latest data received today from the Belize Ministry of Health indicate that up to October 2014, roughly 350 cases of dengue have been...

Chik-V test of possible index patient in Belize sent to CDC in Atlanta

BELIZE CITY--Belize has still not been able to confirm via lab tests whether Maria Alvadaro, a Salvadoran woman visiting Las Flores, Belmopan, Belize, who...

Dr. Ronald Hyde, nephrologist, addresses Kidney Symposium

BELIZE CITY--Despite inclement weather, a number of Belizeans attended the Kidney Association of Belize Education Awareness Symposium at the Holy Redeemer Parish Hall on...

4 suspected Chik-V cases in Las Flores, Belmopan

BELMOPAN--The Ministry of Health has confirmed that they are investigating four possible cases of Chikungunya (Chik-V), a debilitating mosquito-borne disease which may appear to...

Ebola death in the US; Belize rushes to get ready

BELIZE CITY--The first case of Ebola diagnosed in the United States has ended in the death of a Liberian, Thomas Eric Duncan, who reportedly...

2014 dengue outbreak in City marked by high level of hemorrhagic cases

BELIZE CITY--Data released today by the Vector Control Unit in Belize City indicate that there have been 77 cases of dengue hemorrhagic fever (DHF)...

KHMH celebrates 19 years; upgrades ICUs

BELIZE CITY--As the country’s premier public health facility, the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital (KHMH), observed its 19th year of existence today, its administrators unveiled...

“Sugar bullet” killing Belizeans faster

BELIZE CITY--Whereas violent homicides tend to grab the national news headlines, there are some insidious villains slipping under the radar, as even more Belizean...

The massive cost of “leptospirosis” fried chicken

BELIZE CITY—Leptospirosis, a potentially deadly disease contracted when food or water is contaminated by rat urine or feces, left the family of Nigel Augustine,...
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Puppy Leslie presents: The Hub’s Christmas 3-on-3 Basketball Program!

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Jasmine Garcia, 36, found floating in sea

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