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Cool temperatures, few mosquitoes make Games Zika-free, so far

Rio authorities, Olympic organisers are staying cautious, stressing that anti-mosquito measures will remain in place throughout the Games

Games visitors have much to cheer about with very few cases of Zika reported in Rio in recent weeks. Municipal health agents have been scouring venues and popular tourist sites to eliminate stagnant water and other areas where Aedes mosquitoes lay eggs.

Rio de Janeiro

SO FAR, at the Olympics many feared would be the Zika Games, so good.

With as many as one million people expected to attend the spectacle, half of them foreigners, Rio de Janeiro has not turned out to be the Zika hothouse some athletes and visitors feared as the