Zika virus is spreading in Brazil

After cases of Zika virus were reported in the states of Bahia and Rio Grande do Norte, the virus has now bee diagnosed in Roraima and São Paulo.

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Advice For Travellers

Since infection with this virus causes a rather mild flu-like illness, there may be many cases in the community that do not seek medical attention and are not reported to health authorities. Travellers can avoid the inconvenience of this untreatable illness by taking all necessary precautions to avoid mosquito bites.

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