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Coronavirus in Costa Rica: Convalescent plasma treatment shows encouraging results
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Coronavirus in Costa Rica: Convalescent plasma treatment shows encouraging results

Alejandro Zúñiga - June 6, 2020

Costa Rica is easing coronavirus measures throughout most of the country, even as the number of cases continues to rise. Here's what you should know today: Costa…

Costa Rica pioneering three plasma-based strategies to treat COVID-19
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News
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Costa Rica pioneering three plasma-based strategies to treat COVID-19

Alejandro Zúñiga - April 17, 2020

The Clodomiro Picado Institute of the University of Costa Rica (UCR) is preparing to pioneer three strategies that could be used to treat patients with COVID-19. The…

WHO, Costa Rica partner to combat snakebite mortality
Global health
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Global health
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WHO, Costa Rica partner to combat snakebite mortality

Alejandro Zúñiga - May 27, 2019

At the 72nd Assembly of the World Health Organization (WHO), Costa Rica launched a global plan to cut snakebite mortality in half by 2030. The roadmap will…

Costa Rica’s snakebite research pioneers save lives worldwide
Changemakers
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Changemakers
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Costa Rica’s snakebite research pioneers save lives worldwide

Mitzi Stark - May 23, 2018

The Clodomiro Picado Institute is spread along the main road of Dulce Nombre de Coronado, northeast of San José. Its green-blue buildings appear to be another office…