Dengue risk forecasted for soccer World Cup in Brazil

The highest risk for a dengue fever outbreak during the 2014 soccer World Cup is in the Brazilian cities of Recife, Fortaleza and Natal. The lowest risk is in Brasília, Cuiabá, Curitiba, Porto Alegre and São Paulo, according to a new early warning system.

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