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AstraZeneca vaccine effective against UK variant
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AstraZeneca vaccine effective against UK variant

The Tico Times - February 5, 2021

Britain's Oxford University said on Friday its researchers behind the joint AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine had found it to be effective against the UK virus variant now dominant…

More than 40 countries restrict travel from UK
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More than 40 countries restrict travel from UK

AFP - December 23, 2020

More than 40 countries are still banning or restricting travel from Britain in a bid to contain a new strain of the coronavirus believed to spread faster.…

Britain starts vaccine campaign as Europe cases top 20 million
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Britain starts vaccine campaign as Europe cases top 20 million

Phil HAZLEWOOD with AFP bureaus - December 8, 2020

Britain became the first Western country to start a mass coronavirus vaccine campaign on Tuesday with a 90-year-old receiving the initial jab, as the number of cases…

Britain OKs vaccine as global Covid death toll nears 1.5 million
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Costa Rica
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Britain OKs vaccine as global Covid death toll nears 1.5 million

Jitendra JOSHI with AFP bureaus - December 2, 2020

Britain on Wednesday became the first western country to approve a Covid-19 vaccine for general use, while Italy and Japan promised free inoculations for all even as…

UK announces repatriation flight from Costa Rica to London
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UK announces repatriation flight from Costa Rica to London

The Tico Times - June 2, 2020

The United Kingdom has announced a repatriation flight from Costa Rica for Britons who need to return home during the coronavirus crisis. The flight is scheduled for…

Ready for Costa Rica
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Ready for Costa Rica

The Tico Times - June 7, 2018

England's National Men's Football Team is hours away from hosting the Costa Rican National Team at Elland Road, Leeds. The match is one of two remaining international…

A Christmas story we weren’t meant to hear
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A Christmas story we weren’t meant to hear

Mitzi Stark - December 24, 2014

Christmas one hundred years ago meant Christmas trees with real candles, women in long skirts and petticoats, and men with waxed mustaches and pocket watches. In the…

Cricketers demonstrate skills at exhibition in La Sabana
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Cricketers demonstrate skills at exhibition in La Sabana

The Tico Times - August 23, 2014

A young cricket player pitches a ball at the 2014 Cricket Association. Hosted by the Costa Rica Cricket Federation, the four-hour event took place Saturday morning at…

VIDEO: Cricket Exhibition to showcase thriving youth program
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VIDEO: Cricket Exhibition to showcase thriving youth program

The Tico Times - August 22, 2014

In the middle of the small town of Siquirres, about 25 young Ticos run around a grassy field. You might expect them to be playing soccer, the…

Costa Rica achieves highest FIFA ranking ever (No. 16) after historic World Cup run
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Costa Rica achieves highest FIFA ranking ever (No. 16) after historic World Cup run

The Tico Times - July 17, 2014

Costa Rica ranks 16th in the world -- its highest position ever -- in the first FIFA rankings published since the World Cup. The Ticos jumped up 12…