8 JULY 1998. COSTA RICA: DISEASE (DENGUE) From a Associated Press report: "Costa Rican Health Minister Rogelio Pardo declared a red alert Tuesday for the southern part of the country because of an increase in the number of dengue fever cases.The number of cases in southern Golfito province grew from 2 to 22 last week."--Peter Petrisko ptp@primenet.com VIA ProMED promed@usa.healthnet.org.

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