What is the survival of Cancer in Costa Rica? according to the oecd

The OECD report focuses on four types of cancer: breast cancer, cervical cancer, colon cancer, and rectum cancer. In each of them Costa Rica has a prominent place in the evaluation of survival. CANCER DE MAMA: LÍDER MUNDIALES.  Costa Rica tiene la supervivencia neta más alta del mundo a cinco años entre mujeres en cáncer […]

11 people arrested for environmental crimes and illegal hunting.

A total of eleven people were apprehended the previous week for environmental crimes by the Environmental Operational Group of the Ministry of Environment and Energy, in Tortuguero National Park and surrounding areas, as part of the operation called MYDAS. These are two people who were caught hunting cusucos or armadillos, three linked to the use […]

Most Common Symptoms of Coronavirus. In case of severe symptoms call 1322

Most common symptoms fever dry cough fatigue Less Common symtoms aches and pains sore throat Diarrhea conjunctivitis headache loss of taste or smell skin rash or discoloration of the fingers and toes Serious symptoms: difficulty breathing or shortness of breath chest pain or pressure loss of speech or movement Seek immediate medical attention if you […]

Government transfers holidays to the next 4 years

“At this moment it is of utmost importance to reactivate the economy in the country, but more importantly, to start soon in the sectors most economically affected by the pandemic. This temporary amendment to the Labor Code allows incentives for national tourism so that these companies can gradually recover their normality, “said the Minister of […]

Covid Status July 16. + 560 Cases, 42 total deaths. 207 hospitalized.

As of July 16, the country registers 560 new cases of COVID-19, for a total of 9546 confirmed cases, with an age range of zero to 99 years. There are 4,126 women and 5,420 men, of whom 6,750 are Costa Rican and 2,796 are foreigners. Positive cases are counted in 81 cantons. By age we […]

Unemployment in Costa Rica is now 20.1% the highest in history

The last Continuous Employment Survey, published this Thursday by the National Institute of Statistics and Censuses (INEC), until March 2020, a total of 314,153 unemployed people was recorded, however, these new figures do not reflect the effect of Covid -19 in the main indicators of the labor market. In the case of informal employment it […]

von Willebrand factor may predict the severity of covid19.

Anna Aksenova, a senior research associate at the Laboratory of Amyloid Biology at St Petersburg University, has advanced a hypothesis that the severe course of COVID-19 may be associated with the von Willebrand factor, one of the main components of the blood coagulation system. As the researcher suggests, the replication of the virus stimulates the […]

Alajuelita screening with 1,504 samples yields only 65 sick people.

The screening for the detection of covid-19 cases carried out by the Costa Rican Social Security Fund (CCSS), in the canton of Alajuelita, allowed the identification of 65 people with this disease. As explained by Dr. Xiomara Badilla Vargas, head of the CCSS epidemiological surveillance subarea, during the work week a total of 1,504 samples […]

Moderna Sets phase 3 Vaccine Trials for the 27th of July

All told, around 30,000 adults of both sexes will be recruited for the study, which should run for approximately three months. Participants will receive one intramuscular injection of either 100 micrograms of mRNA-1273 or a placebo on day 1 and on day 29. The trial will be conducted across 87 locations throughout the U.S. If […]

American vaccine against Covid manages to generate antibodies.

Moderna Inc.’s covid-19 vaccine produced antibodies to the coronavirus in all patients tested in an initial safety trial, federal researchers said, clarifying a significant milestone as the United States continues to grapple with an increase in new infections. The findings are likely to raise hopes that a vaccine can be marketed quickly. However, several patients […]

2 women over 90 years old are the 2 new deaths from Coronavirus.

Last night, two deaths of COVID-19 patients were recorded, reaching 36 deaths. The first of them is a 90-year-old woman, a Costa Rican, who lives in San José. The woman had been hospitalized in the Hospital México in the Intensive Care Unit since July 12, the same day that she was diagnosed with COVID-19. The […]

Deprived of liberty and prison police receive first delivery of reusable face masks

Around 800 inmates have already received the masks made by the prison population itself, in this case from the CAI Limón and Jorge Arturo Montero. In addition, 30 officers from the latter center, featured in the module that has been in preventive isolation since July 1, also have their respective face masks. Since last Friday, […]