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Costa Rica stresses importance of flu vaccine during pandemic

The Costa Rican Social Security System (CCSS) on Monday began its annual nationwide influenza vaccine campaign. 

Costa Rica remains under sanitary alert due to respiratory illnesses

Costa Rica has been under a sanitary alert due to higher-than-expected cases of respiratory illnesses.

Costa Rica in sanitary alert due to respiratory illnesses

Costa Rica has been under a sanitary alert due to higher-than-expected cases of respiratory illnesses.

Costa Rican begins influenza vaccination campaign

In 2018, a protection coverage close to 92% was achieved, according to Health Authorities.

Social Security System launches anti-influenza vaccination campaign

Health officials reported that 93 percent of the people who died from influenza last year were not vaccinated, despite the fact that because all were members of high-risk groups, they were eligible to receive the vaccination for free.

Health Ministry confirms 10 deaths caused by influenza virus

Nine of the recent deaths related to influenza involved patients with additoinal health risk factors such as diabetes, hypertension, morbid obesity, lung, heart or kidney disease.

Costa Rica doctors association alarmed by low vacciation rates of personnel as 17 dead from AH1N1 virus

Only 30 percent of the health care workers at the Costa Rican hospital with the largest concentration of deaths linked to H1N1 this season were vaccinated.

As AH1N1 death toll rises to 14 in Costa Rica, authorities say it’s too late in season for vaccination

The AH1N1 virus was responsible for 14 deaths in Costa Rica in 2015, with a spike in deaths in December, according to public health officials.

AH1N1 virus blamed for 7 deaths in Costa Rica this month

At least seven people have died this month in Costa Rica from the AH1N1 virus, in Alajuela and Cartago provinces.

Cartago hospital confirms death from AH1N1 virus

Max Peralta Hospital in Cartago province, Costa Rica, has confirmed that a patient died last week of complications caused by AH1N1, also known as swine flu.

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