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No New Zika Cases Detected Among Spectators, Athletes During Rio Olympics, WHO Announces

New York Times: No Zika Cases Reported During Rio Olympics, WHO Says
“No Zika infections were reported in Brazil during the Olympics, either among athletes or visitors, the World Health Organization said Friday…” (Tavernise, 9/2).

Washington Post: No new cases of Zika connected to the Olympics, WHO says
“… ‘We don’t have any confirmed cases of Zika amongst travelers or amongst, indeed, athletes,’ said Peter Salama, the head of the WHO’s health emergency program, at a news conference in Geneva on Friday. Salama expects similar conditions to remain during the Paralympics, which start on Sept. 7…” (Payne, 9/3).

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