NP #113: Late April 2021 Covid update for Nosara with Dr. Alejandro

Dr. Alejandro from Paradise Medical returns to the Nosara Podcast to share updates about covid post Semana Santa in Nosara. Below are my notes from the conversation.

  • 2021 different
  • Covid slowed down compared to initial fear
  • In last week steady growth of cases including nosara
  • Reports seems incorrect 7 new cases alone which probably means 20 to 30 infections
  • Is time to be aware and take proper measures (masks, distancing, etc)
  • if symptoms stay please at home
  • With rainy season starting more cases of normal flu
  • What’s going on with testing these days?
  • Antigen test issues
  • PCR higher standard
  • What are updates on vaccinations in Costa Rica?
  • Being registered at EBAIS
  • Alejandro’s vaccination experience between 2 shots
  • Over 1 million doses of Pfizer brought in so far
  • Definite spike in cases; be careful
  • July September possible availability multiple options
  • Even if vaccinated can still get covid
  • Brazilian and UK mutation is most popular strains of covid now

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