When the Olympic Games kick off next week in Rio de Janeiro, the Brazilian city will see an influx of up to 500,000 visitors, tourists, vendors, athletes and media workers. Worries have spread about the state of things in Rio these days, from still-under-construction athlete housing to uncommonly polluted water.
Introduction: Zika virus is a mosquito-borne flavivirus that was first identified in Uganda in 1947 in monkeys through a network that monitored yellow fever. It was later identified in humans in 1952 in Uganda and the United Republic of Tanzania. Outbreaks of Zika virus disease have been recorded in Africa, the