Revellers at carnival, dressed at the Zika-carrying mosquito
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Carnival continues in Rio despite fears over Zika virus

Carnival is under way in Rio de Janeiro despite fears over the spread of the Zika virus.

Millions of people across Brazil have joined in on the first day of festivities.

The virus has been linked to a surge of brain malformations in newborn babies.

Julia Carneiro reports from Rio de Janeiro.

  • 06 Feb 2016
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