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Sold out match-up at Wembley between England and Brazil

Sold out match-up at Wembley between England and Brazil

Sport, Sports, Uncategorized
Brazilian fans can tend to get a bit rowdy when it comes to football, and tomorrow they are bringing that rowdiness to North London. England will host an international friendly against the Brazilian National Team tomorrow evening at Wembley. Kickoff is at 8pm and this match-up will kickoff to a sold out crowd. With that being said, both England and Brazil have already qualified for the 2018 World Cup.   Gareth Southgate has confirmed that @ericdier will retain the #ThreeLions captaincy for tomorrow's game against Brazil. pic.twitter.com/pB2wbS4IrA — England (@England) November 13, 2017   Italy will try and route Sweden tonight to avoid elimination from the 2018 World Cup. Sweden leads Italy 1-0 from their first match-up and if the Italian National Team fa
WHO to discuss possible travel restrictions over Zika virus pandemic

WHO to discuss possible travel restrictions over Zika virus pandemic

Health, Medical, News, Travel
The World Health Organisation (WHO) is having an emergency meeting today to discuss the continuing Zika virus outbreak in the Americas.  The mosquito-borne virus has spread to 22 countries within North and South America. Zika virus has been linked to microcephaly, a serious developmental disorder where babies are born with small heads. In Brazil, there have been over 4,000 case of microcephaly since October 2015. Normally, Brazil would see approximately 150 cases a year. The WHO can recommend placing travel restrictions to and from infected countries, among a wide range of infection control measures. With London as a major business and travel hub, any future restrictions would likely have some impact on the capital. Those who are pregnant or are planning to get pregnant should se