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Two cruises to Costa Rica cancelled amid coronavirus fears, report says
Travel & Tourism
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Two cruises to Costa Rica cancelled amid coronavirus fears, report says

The Tico Times - March 9, 2020

Costa Rica will not receive a pair of cruise ships that planned stops in the Pacific city of Puntarenas as their operators adjust itineraries amid the coronavirus…

Traveling in the time of coronavirus: What you need to know
Travel & Tourism
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Travel & Tourism
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Traveling in the time of coronavirus: What you need to know

The Tico Times - March 9, 2020

We've fielded several questions in recent days regarding whether or not to travel as the novel coronavirus spreads worldwide. Since the novel coronavirus first emerged in late…

Costa Rica issues yellow alert as it confirms 9 coronavirus cases, including in three U.S. citizens
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica issues yellow alert as it confirms 9 coronavirus cases, including in three U.S. citizens

Alejandro Zúñiga - March 8, 2020

Nine people, including three United States citizens, have confirmed cases of coronavirus in Costa Rica as of Sunday evening. The National Emergency Commission (CNE) has declared a…

Updates: Costa Rica confirms first case of coronivirus
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Costa Rica
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Updates: Costa Rica confirms first case of coronivirus

The Tico Times - March 6, 2020

This story was last updated at 11 p.m. on Friday, March 6.  A 54-year-old man is in intensive care at a Costa Rican hospital. Health authorities suspect…

Costa Rica says it now has lab kits to test for COVID-19 coronavirus
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica says it now has lab kits to test for COVID-19 coronavirus

Alejandro Zúñiga - February 26, 2020

The Costa Rican Health Ministry said Wednesday that the country's national reference laboratory has the proper equipment necessary to test for COVID-19, the novel coronavirus that has…

Zika alert: Costa Rica increases surveillance of travelers entering the country
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Global
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Zika alert: Costa Rica increases surveillance of travelers entering the country

L. Arias - January 28, 2016

Following the confirmation of the first case of a Tico infected with the rapidly spreading Zika virus, Costa Rica Health Ministry officials on Wednesday announced new steps to boost surveillance at all…