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Dengue, chikungunya cases in Costa Rica up by over 600 percent

While the mosquito-borne Zika virus captures headlines, dengue and chikungunya cases in Costa Rica have both quietly jumped more than 600 percent in 2016 compared to the same period last year.

Mosquito spreading Zika has long been one of the world’s ‘most efficient killers’

It fits easily onto a single fingernail, and yet has tormented armies and obliterated the population of entire cities.
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