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Singapore F1 Grand Prix roars on despite Zika fears

Singapore is hosting the Formula 1 Grand Prix for the ninth year amid concerns a Zika outbreak and recently foiled terror plot will drive away tourists.

More than 350 people in the city-state have been infected with the mosquito-borne virus as of Friday, and the number of cases are expected to rise.

Further dampening sentiment was a recent terror plot that saw six men arrested in Indonesia for allegedly planning to shoot a rocket at the Marina Bay tourist area.

The BBC's Leisha Chi reports.

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  • 16 Sep 2016
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