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Health Ministry confirms sixth case of a baby born with Zika virus
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Costa Rica
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Health Ministry confirms sixth case of a baby born with Zika virus

L. Arias - June 15, 2017

Read more of our Zika coverage here. A woman in the province of Guanacaste gave birth to a baby girl infected with Zika, bringing the total number…

Health officials fight to avoid outbreaks of waterborne diseases
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Health officials fight to avoid outbreaks of waterborne diseases

L. Arias - November 29, 2016

See also: Here's how you can donate to Hurricane Otto relief in Costa Rica Health Ministry staff arrived Monday at various communities in the Northern Zone to…

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

Dengue vaccine likely to be available at public hospitals next year
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Costa Rica
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Dengue vaccine likely to be available at public hospitals next year

L. Arias - June 23, 2016

Costa Rica’s Health Ministry on Monday approved the use of Dengvaxia, the first licensed dengue vaccine recommended by the World Health Organization (WHO). The approval is the first step in making…

Zika virus total surpasses 100 cases in Costa Rica
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Chikungunya
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Zika virus total surpasses 100 cases in Costa Rica

L. Arias - June 20, 2016

Costa Rica's tally of confirmed Zika cases exceeded 100 last week, according to the Health Ministry. The June 15 report stated there are 107 confirmed cases of Zika virus,…

Tire mosquito trap could boost Zika control
Chikungunya
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Chikungunya
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Tire mosquito trap could boost Zika control

AFP - April 7, 2016

OTTAWA, Canada -- Researchers said Thursday they have found a way to fashion a cheap mosquito trap out of old tires that can collect thousands of eggs that may…

No new cases of Zika in Costa Rica in recent weeks
Chikungunya
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Chikungunya
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No new cases of Zika in Costa Rica in recent weeks

L. Arias - March 27, 2016

Health Ministry officials said last week that they have not recorded any new cases of people infected with Zika virus since early March. The number of confirmed cases since the…

Costa Rica ambassador in US warns of Zika vulnerabilities
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica ambassador in US warns of Zika vulnerabilities

Larry Luxner - March 24, 2016

WASHINGTON — Costa Rica's ambassador to the U.S. touted this week his country's success in keeping the mosquito-borne Zika virus in check, but warned of vulnerabilities and stressed the…

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