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Costa Rica Confirms First Case of Screwworm Infection

The Ministry of Health and SENASA have officially confirmed the first case of screwworm infection in a person within the country.According to reports, the...

Costa Rica Court Upholds Access to Emergency Contraceptives

The Constitutional Chamber rejected three actions of unconstitutionality against the decree 41722-S that authorized the sale of the day-after pill without medical prescription. This...

Vaping Intoxications Double in Costa Rica, Mostly in Minors

The National Poison Control Center (CNCI) of the Costa Rican Social Security Fund (CCSS) warned about the significant increase in several issues regarding vaping....

Costa Rica battles rising dengue fever outbreak

The Costa Rican Ministry of Health reported that between January 21-27, 2024, there were 2,679 cases of dengue fever registered. This represents an increase...

Costa Rica’s Water Crisis Produces Bitter Public Distrust

Recently, Costa Rica faced a serious water contamination crisis affecting various sectors of San José, prompting decisive action from authorities. The Public Prosecutor's Office...

Measles Resurgence Triggers Costa Rica Vaccine Campaign

On January 11, Costa Rica confirmed a case of measles, signaling a serious health threat. Specialists underscored the gravity of the situation, categorizing measles...
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Costa Rica Investigates Possible Whooping Cough Outbreak, Urge Vaccination

The U.S. Embassy in Costa Rica issued an alert due to the potential outbreak of Bordetella pertussis (whooping cough) in the district of Tibas,...

Costa Rica Among Nations Targeted for UK’s Asylum Seeker Deportation Plan

According to British media, the UK government plans to expand its deportation strategy and is looking to seal deals to deport migrants to several...

Nadal Returns to Barcelona Tournament, Treating Season as His Last

Rafael Nadal, the legendary Spanish tennis player, made a significant announcement during a press conference at the Real Club de Tenis de Barcelona on...