BELMOPAN - Belize is reporting suspected cases of swine flu as the WHO raised the global alert to level five, suggesting that a pandemic is now imminent.

All major public events, including the National Agriculture and Trade Show, the Crooked Tree Cashew Fest, and a Morgan Heritage concert scheduled for the long weekend, have been called off in Belize as health authorities investigate at least two suspected cases there. Over in the Bahamas, 10 students and teachers who arrived at the beginning of this week are under quarantine.

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