Unvaccinated French Boy Diagnosed With Measles In Costa Rica; Country’s First Case Since 2014
USA TODAY: French boy suspected of reintroducing measles to Costa Rica
“An unvaccinated French boy is suspected of bringing measles back to Costa Rica, a country which had been free of the disease for five years. The 5-year-old boy arrived with his parents for vacation on Feb. 18, Costa Rica’s Ministry of Health said in a statement. … Costa Rica has not had a domestic case of measles since 2006, and the last imported case occurred in 2014…” (Yancey-Bragg, 2/24).
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