China records first case of Zika virus

China has recorded its first case of the Zika virus. A 34-year-old man from the  city of Ganzhou, traveled to China from Venezuela. He was treated in Venezuela on January 28 before returning to China trough Hong Kong on February 5.

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Brazil carnival goers march in their millions despite Zika virus outbreak

Brazilians have ignored warnings about the Zika virus outbreak to march out in their millions in the first day of the Brazil Carnival. Carnival goers in Recife, the worst hit city had over a million people joining in the first day of festivities, marching in their colourful costumes.