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Dengue Fever info

WHO Dengue info page http://www.who.int/csr/disease/dengue/en/

Current case rate in Costa Rica: http://www.paho.org/English/AD/DPC/CD/dengue-cases-2003.htm No deaths have been reported in over 4,000 cases.

Date: Tue 8 Jul 2003
Frome: Pablo Nart <p.nart@virgin.net>
Source: La Nacion, Costa Rica, Tue 8 Jul 2003 [in Spanish, translated and edited by Mod.JW]
<http://www.nacion.co.cr/ln_ee/2003/julio/08/pais14.html>;

Costa Rica: 9 cases of dengue hemorrhagic fever so far in 2003



2 new cases of dengue hemorrhagic fever (DHF) have been reported in Santa Cruz, Guanacaste, both women, aged 21 and 42. The younger has been discharged from hospital, the older is in a stable condition.

This brings the total of cases of DHF in 2003 to 9. In Santa Cruz about 80 cases of dengue are being seen per week. In the whole country, 3430 cases of dengue have been reported in 2003, including 9 of DHF.

[7] Date: Wed 11 Jun 2003
From: "Pablo Nart" <P.NART@VIRGIN.NET>
Source: La Nacion, Costa Rica, 11 Jun 2003 [In Spanish, translated and summarized by Mod.JW] <HTTP://WWW.NACION.CO.CR/LN_EE/2003/JUNIO/11/PAIS10.HTML>

Costa Rica: 2163 cases reported this year



Up to Sat 7 Jun 2003 the Ministry of Health has reported 2163 cases of dengue in Costa Rica, most in Guanacaste (44 per cent) and Puntarenas (35 per cent), according to the director of epidemiological surveillance of the Ministry of Health, Teresita Solano.

Dengue returned to the country in 1993 and has since caused 2 large epidemics, the largest in 1997 with 14 000 cases.

Map of cases as of May 2003


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