Brazil World Cup sparks disease fears

Some Brazilians worry large crowds of football fans at the World Cup will be vulnerable to dengue fever.

    Some Brazilians are worried that a common viral disease carried by mosquitos could affect fans attending the World Cup. 

    As Brazil prepares to host the tournament this summer, more attention is being given to how the country manages dengue fever. 

    There are worries that large crowds of football fans are vulnerable to catching the disease, but health officials are working to reduce the risk.
     
    Al Jazeera's Lucia Newman reports from Rio De Janeiro. 


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