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WHO Director General Says Agency Working With Brazil, International Olympic Committee On ‘Targeted Approach’ To Zika

ABC News: To Fight Zika at the Olympics, the World Health Organization Calls for ‘Targeted Approach’
“…WHO Director Margaret Chan spoke to reporters [Tuesday], ahead of the World Health Assembly next week. ‘You don’t want to bring a standstill to the world’s movement of people,’ Chan said [Tuesday] in the press briefing. Chan said the WHO is working directly with Brazil and indirectly with the International Olympic Committee in Rio on a ‘targeted approach’ to hopefully curb Zika infections, ahead of the August start of the games…” (Mohney, 5/17).

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