China Sees Risk Of Overseas Travellers Bringing In Zika Virus

A worker in a hazmat suit fumigates the Sambadrome ahead of Carnival celebrations in Rio de Janiero, on Jan. 26.

Photographer: Dado Galdieri/Bloomberg

China’s health ministry said the country faces the risk of travellers bringing in the Zika virus that is spreading in the Americas, although cold weather may thwart the spread of the mosquito-borne pathogen.

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