Here's what Brazil-bound patients need to know ahead of their trip
The 2016 Summer Olympics are being held in Rio de Janiero from 5-21 August, and the Paralympic Games are scheduled for 7-18 September.
Mass gatherings, such as the Summer Olympics, always present some health hazards, and advice to travellers is needed on how to minimise these risks.
In the case of Brazil, a developing country located in a tropical area, these are more varied than, for example, the London Olympics.
The situation has been greatly complicated by the recent emergence of Zika virus, the large number of