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Health Talk on Zika and other travel health advice for media in preparation of their coverage of Rio 2016 Olympics in Brazil

There is a health talk and travel health advice given by the Department of Health for the media representative who will depart for Brazil to cover the Rio 2016 Olympic.

Health advice for travelers to Brazil and health risks, prevention of Zika virus infection, preparation before departure and personal and food hygiene will be covered in the talk.

Details of the health talk are as follows:
Date:    Tuesday, July 5, 2016
Time:   3 p.m.
Venue: ISD Press Conference Room
Harbour Building
38 Pier Road

1.     The talk is conducted in Cantonese with simultaneous interpretation service in English.

Among local electronic and print media, like TVB, RTHK SCMP, Apple Daily, Oriental Daily, Ming Pao and Sing Tao Daily will deploy their staff to Brazil and their representatives have been invited to the health talk.

For further arrangement and enquiry, please contact the Information & Public Relations Unit of the Department of Health by (email) or , (tel) 2961 8560 or 2961 8540 or (fax) 2836 0079.


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