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Campaign to help families, businesses in Guanacaste
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Campaign to help families, businesses in Guanacaste

The Tico Times - March 3, 2021

Costa Rican authorities this week relaunched a campaign to support businesses and provide meals to tourism employees who lost their jobs during the pandemic. The “Reactivemos la…

Costa Rica readies second study of equine serum to treat Covid
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Costa Rica readies second study of equine serum to treat Covid

Oscar Ugarte Jiménez / Semanario Universidad - February 17, 2021

With the announcement from the Costa Rican Social Security Fund (CCSS) that the second study of the application of equine serum in Covid-19 patients is soon to…

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.…

Costa Rica coronavirus measures for December
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Costa Rica coronavirus measures for December

Alejandro Zúñiga - December 1, 2020

Costa Rica's coronavirus measures will continue unchanged in December. The current measures permit for most economic activity to operate with some restrictions. Here's what that means: Most commercial…

Costa Rica’s equine plasma coronavirus treatment not as effective as initially hoped
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Costa Rica’s equine plasma coronavirus treatment not as effective as initially hoped

Alejandro Zúñiga - November 25, 2020

Treating coronavirus patients with an antibody-rich serum made from horse plasma hasn't produced the desired results, Costa Rican authorities said. Román Macaya, executive president of the Costa…

Costa Rica’s coronavirus situation: A closer look
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica’s coronavirus situation: A closer look

Alejandro Zúñiga - November 10, 2020

Eight months after the coronavirus pandemic arrived in Costa Rica, we take a look at how the country is doing: Hospital capacity holding steady Costa Rica has…

U.S. State Department lifts ‘Do Not Travel’ advisory for Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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U.S. State Department lifts ‘Do Not Travel’ advisory for Costa Rica

Alejandro Zúñiga - October 13, 2020

The United States on Tuesday lifted a warning that advised its citizens to avoid all travel to Costa Rica. Costa Rica, which had been under the strictest…

Costa Rica bets on equine plasma to lower Covid-19 hospitalizations
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Costa Rica bets on equine plasma to lower Covid-19 hospitalizations

Marco SIBAJA / AFP - October 3, 2020

An antiviral treatment made with plasma from immunized horses is Costa Rica's hope to face the growing spread of Covid-19 in the country and avoid the threat…

U.S. State Department drops ‘Do Not Travel’ advisory for Guatemala & Nicaragua, but not Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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U.S. State Department drops ‘Do Not Travel’ advisory for Guatemala & Nicaragua, but not Costa Rica

Alejandro Zúñiga - October 1, 2020

The United States this week lifted a warning to its citizens to avoid all travel to Nicaragua and Guatemala, but it kept its strictest advisory for Costa…

Costa Rica says coronavirus measures continue in October
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Costa Rica says coronavirus measures continue in October

Alejandro Zúñiga - September 29, 2020

President Carlos Alvarado and the National Emergency Commission (CNE) on Tuesday  announced Costa Rica's coronavirus measures will continue in October. The current measures, which permit for most economic…

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