Dengue warning in Limón, Costa Rica

Posted on September 8, 2011 • Filed under: Costa Rica, Latin America Health, TRAVEL

A real emergency exists in the province of Limón, which is being hit by an epidemic of dengue, because so far this year have gone to the Tony Facio Hospital Consultation, 5 000 people, of whom 2006 tested positive , 547 discarded and 2285 are to be confirmed or suspected cases. The activation of the warning is given because circulating in the province three of the four dengue serotypes. The county most affected Guápiles, but the rest of the province have also been recorded cases. Read Article

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