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Belmopan, Aug 6 (Prensa Latina) Belize confirmed Tuesday a 10 percent increase in the number of diagnosed cases of dengue fever in a period of seven days, of which 40 percent are children.

Kampala, Aug 6 (Prensa Latina) Ugandan health authorities reported Tuesday that a trial of a preventive vaccine against Ebola, a contagious disease that causes deadly hemorrhages, was rolled out among health personnel in this African country.

Brasilia, Aug 6 (Prensa Latina) Six former Public Health ministers have denounced in a manifesto that the government of Jair Bolsonaro is currently dismantling healthcare in favor of private interests, with incalculable consequences for the welfare of the majority of Brazilians.

Pretoria, Aug 6 (Prensa Latina) Zimbabwe's ex-leader Robert Mugabe remains hospitalized in Singapore and is responding well to treatment, President Emmerson Mnangagwa announced according to reports from the South African press.

Tokyo, Aug 6 (Prensa Latina) Powerful Typhoon Francisco made landfall in Kyushu, in southwestern Japan, at dawn on Tuesday, while in other cities a heat wave has killed several people and thousands have been hospitalized.

Ciego de Avila, Cuba, Aug 6 (Prensa Latina) Daril Hernandez is one of three Cubans representing the Caribbean island at the 12th Latin America and Caribbean Internet Governance Forum, taking place in La Paz, Bolivia.

Havana, Aug 6 (Prensa Latina) Jamaica's health system will have more collaborators from Cuba, a country that has been helping in this field since 1976 and today has more than 200 doctors in that Caribbean nation.

Paris, Aug 6 (Prensa Latina) The French government has launched an initiative that involves authorities in coastal areas to combat plastic pollution on the country''s beaches.

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Havana, Aug 6 (Prensa Latina) An amazing theme park that recreates the era of the dinosaurs will open in Havana in 2019, on the occasion of the 500th anniversary of the founding of the city, on November 16, operators reported on Tuesday.

Sydney, Aug 5 (Prensa Latina) A 61-year-old Australian woman has become the first person with terminal cancer to end her life under the new assisted dying laws in the state of Victoria, according to local media.

Santiago de Cuba, Aug 5 (Prensa Latina) National Seismological Service stations recorded the third perceptible earthquake of the year, with a magnitude of 4.4 on the Richter scale, located 80 kilometers southeast of the town of Imias, in the eastern province of Guantanamo.