Dengue Fever: Costa Rica

by Wayne Ghesquiere on July 4, 2013

According to Costa Rica’s Ministry of Health there are more than 700 cases of dengue fever occurring weekly.  The highest number of cases have been reported in the provinces of Puntarenasm Guanacaste, Heredia and Limon.

The dengue mosquito is a day biting mosquito.  Travellers are advised to practice daytime insect precautions.

For more information please see Dengue Fever and Protection Against Insect Bites and visit a travel health clinic to ensure you are prepared for a safe and healthy trip.

   

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