Traveling to Rio for Carnival or the Olympics? Here's what you should know about Zika virus

Nearly 500,000 visitors are expected to travel to Rio de Janeiro for Carnival, which kicks off Feb. 5. Six months later, about 380,000 visitors are expected to travel there for the 2016 Olympic Games Aug. 5 through Aug. 21.

For travelers to both events, warnings about Zika virus, which is spread to people through mosquitoes and has been found in Brazil and more than 20 surrounding countries, are causing alarm. The Centers for Disease Control is

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