The World Health Organisation (WHO) rejected the call of 150 doctors to postpone the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio and stressed in a statement that “the best way to reduce risk of (Zika virus) disease is to follow public health travel advice.”

The WHO advised all pregnant women not to travel to areas with ongoing Zika virus transmission. “This includes Rio de Janeiro” the statement stresses and adds that “pregnant women’s sex partners returning from areas with circulating virus should be counsell...

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