Business News Rio de Janeiro

  • An aedes aegypti mosquitoe is seen inside a test tube as part of a research on preventing the spread of the Zika virus and other mosquito-borne diseases at a control and prevention center in Guadalupe, neighbouring Monterrey, Mexico, March 8, 2016.

    Intrexon CEO tells CNBC's Power Lunch that he would not go to Brazil with Zika virus outbreak.

  • A Spanish Guardia Civil boat patrol the water.

    In an age of terror, its high time that global leaders get this unregulated industry under control, says Ami Daniel.

  • A worker fumigates the Sambadrome ahead of Carnival celebrations in Rio de Janiero, Brazil, on Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2016. The operation is part of the Health Ministry's efforts to eradicate the Aedes aegypti mosquito, which is thought to spread the Zika virus being blamed for causing birth defects.

    Tourism and travel-related stocks have taken a hit from worries surrounding the Zika virus.