The 2016 Olympic Games in Rio, Brazil, will begin in early August. The Zika virus outbreak is ongoing in some parts of Brazil (among other countries in the Americas and the Pacific).
Ahead of the Games, experts came to the SMC to answer questions such as:
Prof. Mike Turner, Head of Infection and Immunobiology, the Wellcome Trust
Prof. Jimmy Whitworth, Professor of International Public Health, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine
Dr James Logan, Senior Lecturer and Director of arctec, Department of Disease Control, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine
Prof. Danny Altmann, Professor of Immunology, Imperial College London, and British Society for Immunology spokesperson
Prof. Hugh Willison, Professor of Neurology, University of Glasgow (joining by phone)