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Health Ministry expands list of liquor brands suspected of causing methanol poisoning
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Health Ministry expands list of liquor brands suspected of causing methanol poisoning

Alejandro Zúñiga - July 30, 2019

Costa Rica's Health Ministry on Tuesday expanded to eight the list of liquor brands that may contain dangerous amounts of methanol. Translated from Spanish, the Health Ministry's…

Adulterated alcohol in Costa Rica: What you need to know today
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Costa Rica
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Adulterated alcohol in Costa Rica: What you need to know today

Alejandro Zúñiga - July 26, 2019

As another week ends, we're recapping the latest in the public-health alert and response to methanol-tainted alcohol that is suspected to have killed at least 20 people…

Costa Rica reports first baby born with Zika-linked microcephaly
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Costa Rica reports first baby born with Zika-linked microcephaly

Michael Krumholtz and AFP - August 18, 2016

Costa Rica reported its first case this week of a baby born with microcephaly to a mother infected with the mosquito-borne virus Zika. Officials from the Costa…