The Malaysian government has advised its citizens not to visit South American countries amid the spread of the Zika virus in the region.
Brazil has maintained a festive atmosphere as it prepares for Carnival, despite the threat of the Zika virus and government efforts to stop it from spreading.
A banana fungus affecting fruit production in Asia is feared to enter the Americas and have a "devastating" impact on production across various regions.
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