Some Brazilians are worried that a common viral disease carried by mosquitos could affect fans attending the World Cup. As Brazil prepares to host the tournament this summer, more attention is being given to how the country manages dengue fever. There are worries that large crowds of football fans are vulnerable to catching the disease, but health officials are working to reduce the risk.
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