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By Robert Herriman On Thursday, December 26th, 2013
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Costa Rica: Dengue fever cases more than double in 2013

In 2005, the Central American country of Costa Rica reported  37,798 cases of dengue fever, the most cases ever reported since the virus was first recorded in 1993–until now. The Costa Rica News reported More...

By Robert Herriman On Wednesday, October 30th, 2013
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Costa Rica records first dengue death in three years

Just two weeks after reporting that despite recording more than 41,000 dengue fever cases in 2013, Costa Rica had yet to report a dengue associated fatality, until this week.   Aedes aegyptiImage/CDC The Costa More...

By Robert Herriman On Sunday, October 13th, 2013
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Costa Rica reports a record number of dengue cases this year, no deaths reported

The Central American country said in the number of dengue fever cases recorded during the past 12 months is a record since the mosquito borne virus has been reported there 20 years ago, according to a Costa Rica More...

By Robert Herriman On Wednesday, July 3rd, 2013
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PAHO issues a dengue fever epidemic alert for Central America as rainy season begins

The Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) has issued a dengue fever epidemic alert for  the member states  of Central America and Dominican Republic Subregion, which include Mexico More...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, November 15th, 2012
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Costa Rica health officials warn the public after recent dengue fever surge

Health officials are advising the public to be on the alert for dengue fever after a recent surge in cases in Guanacaste during the past three weeks, according to a Inside Costa Rica report today. They say the areas More...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, September 20th, 2012
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Dengue fever cases increase 36 percent in Costa Rica

The Costa Rican Health Ministry reported this week the latest dengue fever numbers in the Central American country. Photo/CDC-James Gathany According to an official report released Monday, a total of 8,480 people More...


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