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San José’s air among cleanest of Latin American cities
Environment
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Environment
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San José’s air among cleanest of Latin American cities

L. Arias - August 9, 2015

If the air seems relatively clear in Costa Rica's capital, it is. The World Health Organization (WHO) puts San José in fourth place in terms of air quality among…

Health officials in Costa Rica react to first confirmed case of Ebola in the United States
Ebola
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Ebola
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Health officials in Costa Rica react to first confirmed case of Ebola in the United States

L. Arias - October 2, 2014

Directors of 10 public hospitals in Costa Rica's Social Security System, or Caja, on Wednesday said they are implementing preventive measures to detect and, if necessary, handle possible cases of the…

Costa Rican health officials announce measures to prevent introduction of Ebola virus here
Ebola
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Ebola
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Costa Rican health officials announce measures to prevent introduction of Ebola virus here

L. Arias - August 11, 2014

The declaration by the World Health Organization (WHO) on Friday of the outbreak of Ebola virus in West Africa as an international public emergency prompted local health…

Dodging dengue: World’s first dengue vaccine shows promise in mass study
Dengue
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Dengue
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Dodging dengue: World’s first dengue vaccine shows promise in mass study

The Tico Times - July 23, 2014

A French pharmaceutical company announced that its dengue fever vaccine had successful results in its first study on a large population. The results were reported in the…

Costa Rica has the 4th highest rate of alcoholism in Latin America and the Caribbean
Booze
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Booze
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Costa Rica has the 4th highest rate of alcoholism in Latin America and the Caribbean

The Tico Times - May 19, 2014

The beer-loving Central American country had the fourth highest rate of alcohol dependence in the region, though it was not significantly higher than the regional average. The…