Costa Rica's first registered case of a child born with microcephaly related to the mosquito-borne Zika virus was reported by health authorities on Thursday.
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National and local officials in the Central Pacific canton of Garabito are stepping up measures to ensure the World Surfing Games that will take place in Jacó beach Aug. 6 - 14 is a safe, healthy, scam-free success for the country.
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.
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Costa Rica's Health Ministry reported 19 cases of Zika in the Pacific beach town of Jacó, and 32 cases nationwide.
Some Latin American countries are warning women to avoid getting pregnant, after thousands of cases of birth defects linked to the disease in recent months.
The United States warned pregnant women Friday to avoid travel to 14 countries and territories in the Caribbean and Latin America due to the mosquito-borne Zika virus, which has been linked to birth defects.
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