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Costa Rican health officials alarmed at spike in respiratory illnesses

At nearly full capacity, the National Children's Hospital in San José has declared a state of emergency.

Costa Rican health officials confirm eight deaths from AH1N1 virus

Another 19 people died from respiratory viruses this year.

Annual vaccination against influenza begins early

Adults older than 65 are the most vulnerable population.

Caja distributes influenza vaccine

5,000 Caja employees will carry out the campaign all over the country.

Caja to distribute flu vaccines next week

Vaccine protects against two influenza A strains and one influenza B strain.
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