Zika virus adds to growing list of troubles for Brazil

February 11, 2016 8:46 PM

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The Dallas County health department has confirmed two people in the Texas county have tested positive for the Zika virus. One patient had sexual contact with another infected individual; the other patient contracted the virus while in Venezuela.

RIO DE JANEIRO — The dazzling colors, rhythmic music and raucous partying that mark Carnival season dominated life once again in this teeming metropolis. Yet the partying and excitement this year masked a growing list of troubles that plague Rio and the rest of Brazil.

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