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Costa Rica’s rainy season brings rise in Zika cases
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica’s rainy season brings rise in Zika cases

L. Arias - May 12, 2016

The number of people in Costa Rica who have contracted the mosquito-borne Zika virus reached 32 this week, the Health Ministry reported Wednesday. More than half of the cases are…

No new cases of Zika in Costa Rica in recent weeks
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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 confirms 2 more cases of Zika virus
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica confirms 2 more cases of Zika virus

L. Arias - March 11, 2016

Costa Rican health officials this week reported the two latest confirmed cases of Zika virus, contracted by a man and woman who recently traveled to Nicaragua. They bring the…

Tourism sector seeks to calm fears of Zika virus
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Costa Rica
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Tourism sector seeks to calm fears of Zika virus

L. Arias - February 24, 2016

The day after health authorities announced Costa Rica's first two locally-transmitted cases of the mosquito-borne Zika virus, tourism officials held an emergency meeting to talk about how…

Obama seeks $1.9 billion to combat spread of Zika virus
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Obama seeks $1.9 billion to combat spread of Zika virus

Brady Dennis | The Washington Post - February 23, 2016

See: Costa Rica confirms first two local cases of Zika virus U.S. President Barack Obama on Monday asked Congress to set aside $1.9 billion to respond to the…

Costa Rica confirms first two local cases of Zika virus
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica confirms first two local cases of Zika virus

L. Arias - February 22, 2016

Officials from Costa Rica's Health Ministry on Monday confirmed that two women from the community of Sámara, in the northwestern province of Guanacaste, are the first two…

World Bank: Zika will cost Latin America $3.5 billion in 2016
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World Bank: Zika will cost Latin America $3.5 billion in 2016

Zach Dyer - February 18, 2016

Economic losses associated with the mosquito-borne Zika virus spreading across Latin America and the Caribbean are expected to total roughly $3.5 billion this year, according to initial estimates from…

Commenting on Zika virus, Pope Francis calls abortion ‘a human evil’
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Commenting on Zika virus, Pope Francis calls abortion ‘a human evil’

AFP - February 18, 2016

VATICAN CITY – Pope Francis insisted Thursday that abortion was always a crime but hinted that the Church could exceptionally relax its ban on contraception for women at…

Zika research to be published rapidly and free
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Global
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Zika research to be published rapidly and free

Mariëtte Le Roux | AFP - February 10, 2016

PARIS – Top research institutions, funders and publishers said Wednesday they would make all scientific findings on the Zika virus assailing Latin America available speedily and free. A…

Costa Rica boosts measures against Zika, rules out risks for tourists
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Costa Rica boosts measures against Zika, rules out risks for tourists

L. Arias - February 9, 2016

Officials from several government agencies on Monday said the current situation of Zika virus does not pose a risk for tourists traveling to Costa Rica, and that there is…

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