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Dengue Vaccine Approved in Costa Rica

Today, Sanofi Pasteur, Sanofi’s vaccine division, announced that the National Ministry of Public Health of Costa Rica has approved Sanofi Pasteur’s tetravalent dengue vaccine, Dengvaxia®, to protect individuals 9 to 45 years of age living in endemic areas against all four serotypes of dengue. This approval in Costa Rica is the fourth registration of the dengue vaccine in Latin America, and the fifth in the world. Sanofi Pasteur’s dengue vaccine has already been approved in Mexico, Brazil, El Salvador and the Philippines. “Dengue is a disease that is beginning to hit us hard as a result of increased mobility and…

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