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2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil

13 Mar 2014

The 2014 FIFA World Cup is scheduled to take place in Brazil from 12 June – 13 July; beginning in Sao Paulo on the east coast of the country. Brazil has twelve host cities around the country taking part in this sporting event, including Manaus in the Amazon region.

The potential health risks will vary between individuals attending the World Cup depending on the stadia being visited, the amount of time spent in Brazil, further travel around the country, onward travel to another destination and leisure pursuits.

  • For further information please read the Travel Health Advice page created for those travelling to Brazil for the 2014 FIFA World Cup.