20 SEPTEMBER. COSTA RICA: DENGUE FEVER

Since August, western Costa Rica has had five confirmed and 12 suspected cases of hemorrhagic dengue fever, the worst outbreak since 1993. Hemorrhagic dengue fever occurs in those who have had dengue in the past, potentially 30,000 Costa Ricans. --from Dave Coder <dcoder@u.washington.edu> on ProMED <promed@usa.healthnet.org>

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