WHO maintains stance on Zika, Temer and Bach state confidence in Rio 2016

The World Health Organization (WHO) has maintained that there is a “very low risk” of further international spread of the Zika virus as a result of Brazil’s hosting of the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games, while interim Brazilian President Michel Temer and International Olympic Committee (IOC) counterpart Thomas Bach have stated their confidence that a successful event will be staged.

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