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Despite Zika virus, Garabito mayor says “no chance” World Surfing Games will be cancelled

Although cases of Zika near Jacó on Costa Rica's Central Pacific coast continue to rise steadily, the mayor of Garabito canton says the upcoming World Surf Games will not be canceled.

Costa Rica’s rainy season brings rise in Zika cases

Costa Rica's Health Ministry reported 19 cases of Zika in the Pacific beach town of Jacó, and 32 cases nationwide.

Tire mosquito trap could boost Zika control

Researchers said Thursday they have found a way to fashion a cheap mosquito trap out of old tires that can collect thousands of eggs that may carry the Zika virus.

Zika declines in some nations

In El Salvador, the number of new Zika cases has fallen from more than 1,000 a week in early January to fewer than 100 per week in March. In Honduras, it's fallen from more than 2,000 cases weekly in early February to fewer than 700 a week.

Why ultrasounds may give mothers with Zika a false sense of security

A new report provides new information about how the Zika virus acts to infect a fetus and indicates that Zika may remain in the blood longer than thought.

No new cases of Zika in Costa Rica in recent weeks

The number of confirmed Zika cases since the beginning of this year remains 12, eight of them contracted in the country, in Guanacaste.
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