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Dengue Fever?

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Dengue Fever?

How worried do we have to be? Reading Tico Times mentions big outbreak? Anyone been there lately with local scoop on this?

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11. Re: Dengue Fever?

I have been spending lots of time on our property in Punta Uva in the Caribe Sur and as Hattie said the mosquitoes are in full force at this time, if you can,

wear cool pants and long sleeved shirts and use plenty of repellent.

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12. Re: Dengue Fever?

I've been in communication with a family who were planning on being in CR for the next 4 months. Last week the mother and father contracted Dengue in Santa Teresa, and the Mom is quite ill. They are canceling the remainder of their trip in CR and heading back to the States to recover.

This rainy season has been especially bad for Dengue. Use the insect repellent during the day, as that is when the mosquito bites.

Pura Vida,

Ballardo Diaz

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13. Re: Dengue Fever?

Thank you Ballardo...good to know what is going on around there in Santa Tereza!

We have a person that claimed to have dengue...and went back to USA...now we have news from her parents...they said that last year she claimed to have dengue...while visiting France!

She did have a strong flu...no dengue...


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