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ORIHUELA (Spain): A masseur with Team Sky died on Friday, five days after he was taken to hospital suffering from an infection that has also hit three riders in cycling's Tour of Spain, doctors announced.
LONDON (Reuters) - The risk of an outbreak of dengue fever during the upcoming football World Cup in Brazil is serious enough to warrant a high alert in three of the 12 host cities, according to an early warning system for the disease.
ATHENS/RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - The International Olympic Committee will issue guidelines this week aimed at protecting athletes and visitors from Zika, a mosquito-borne virus spreading rapidly across South America months before the Rio de Janeiro Games in August.
GENEVA/LONDON (Reuters) - The World Health Organisation advised women on Wednesday on how to protect themselves from Zika, particularly if pregnant, but also reassured them that most women in areas affected by the mosquito-borne virus will give birth to "normal infants."