The Zika Virus Might Interrupt The 2016 Rio Olympics
Researchers speculated Zika first arrived in Brazil during the 2014 World Cup. The virus might make people reconsider going to the Rio Olympics.By Samantha Crook | January 29, 2016
Researchers are seeing if major sporting events could contribute to the rapid spread of the Zika virus.
Brazil is one of the main areas of concern, where local transmission was first reported in May of 2015.
In June of 2015 a study was published in a Brazilian medical journal suggesting the 2014 World Cup could have been when the virus arrived in the country.