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28 Dec 2017 | 09:34 AM UTC

Belize: Gastroenteritis outbreak nationwide

Belize News Alert

Cases of gastroenteritis on the rise nationwide in Belize; take hygienic precautions (wash hands frequently, etc.)

TIMEFRAME expected from 12/28/2017, 12:00 AM until 1/4/2018, 11:59 PM (America/Belize). COUNTRY/REGION Belize

Event

On Wednesday, December 27, the Belizean Ministry of Health issued an alert warning of an increase in cases of gastroenteritis (stomach bug) throughout the country. The ministry is advising healthy people to take hygienic precautions, such as frequent and thorough hand washing, and individuals presenting symptoms - such as diarrhea, vomiting, abdominal cramps, and fever - to seek immediate medical attention.   

Advice

Individuals in Belize are advised to take the necessary precautions.   

 

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