By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Costa Rica Health Surveillance Directorate is reporting a significant decline in diarrhea cases, which they say is due to the health measures implemented to prevent...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Health officials in Costa Rica report 113 confirmed coronavirus disease 2019, or COVID-19 cases as of Friday. Positive cases have been reported in 27 cantons (plus...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Costa Rica Ministry of Health reports as of Tuesday,  50 COVID-19 cases have been confirmed, with an age range of 10 to 87 years. There are 24 women and 26 men,...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Government of Costa Rica has declared a state of National Emergency today over the COVID-19 outbreak. The emergency decree empowers the government to carry out...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Since the first COVID-19, or coronavirus disease 2019 cases were reported last week, health officials have reported several additional cases. The number of cases...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews For the second time this year, the Costa Rica Health Ministry has reported (computer translated) a Naegleria fowleri infection linked to hot springs. Officials say...

By NewsDesk    @infectiousdiseasenews The Costa Rica Ministry of Health reports (computer translated) the outbreak of Hepatitis A (HAV) in the canton of Alajuela continues. As of June 28, there are...