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“Zero risk” from Zika virus unless you’re pregnant, says Brazilian President’s chief of staff

Jaques Wagner, Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff's chief of staff, says it must be explained to athletes and spectators coming to Brazil for the Rio...

Rio 2016 stresses importance of following World Health Organization advice on Zika virus

Rio 2016’s chief medical officer João Grangeiro has stressed the importance of following the advice of the World Health Organization (WHO) on the Zika...

The Zika virus will be ‘way down’ before Rio hosts the Olympic Games

The Zika virus will be 'way down' before Rio hosts the Olympic Games according to the head of the World Health Organization's Zika response team....

Mike Rowbottom: Zika virus means Rio 2016 is like Delhi 2010 revisited for prospective...

There is a pattern to bad publicity before major sporting events. A year or so out the previously optimistic tone will dip amid stories...

USOC hire infectious disease specialists as Zika fears remain ahead of Rio 2016

The United States Olympic Committee (USOC) has hired infectious disease specialists as concerns about the Zika virus continue ahead of Rio 2016. USOC chief executive...

Brazilian President and Rio de Janeiro Mayor both confident Zika virus will not ruin...

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff and Rio de Janeiro Mayor Eduardo Paes have claimed that the current outbreak of the Zika virus will not affect...

U.S. Olympic Committee Zika Concerns

The U.S Olympic Committee told the country’s national sports federations that athletes and staff concerned for their health over the Zika virus should consider...

Brazilian Sports Minister denies Rio 2016 in doubt due to Zika virus with six...

Brazilian officials have been forced to deny there is any risk of this summer's Olympic and Paralympics Games in Rio de Janeiro being cancelled...

Kenya threatens Rio 2016 withdrawal if Zika virus reaches “epidemic levels”

Kenya has threatened to pull out of this year's Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro if the ongoing Zika virus reaches "epidemic levels". The mosquito-born...

“The International Olympic Committee is closely monitoring the situation with Zika in Brazil”

The IOC Medical Commission’s information sent to the National Olympic Committees and International Federations with regard to the Zika virus. “You will be aware of...

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