Playing safe during the World Cup

Australians visiting Brazil for the soccer need to know about the health risks the country poses.

The 2014 Fédération Internationale de Football Association’s (FIFA) World Cup is slated to run from 12 June until 13 July this year in Brazil.

The event is expected to attract 500,000 soccer fans from around the world, and there has been strong interest from Australians keen to attend the sport’s showpiece competition.