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    Poor babies...

    "With less than 200 days to go to the Opening Ceremony, Rio's Olympic Games are looking to be heading towards a crisis, with countries around the world beginning to raise fears not only for the spectators, but for their athletes. Airlines, including British Airways and Lufthansa, are now offering pregnant women the option to change or delay their flights to all affected areas. Brazil, meanwhile, is battling to get the situation under control, sending more than 3,000 municipal workers into the streets (pictured, main) to rid the city of mosquito hotbeds, and hopefully curb the spread of the virus, which scientists are linking to thousands of babies being born with unusually small heads"

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    Zika Virus outbreak is worse than believed, WHO just declared a global emergency
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    No, the games are not at risk....not if athletes like pole vaulter Allison shall be competing...






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    Quote rocwell wrote: View Post
    Zika Virus outbreak is worse than believed, WHO just declared a global emergency
    It's a very odd virus which appears to be transmittable in every way imaginable.

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    First cases of Zika virus detected in Europe (Ireland) and one case in Texas.
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    Rio Olympics MUST be cancelled because of Zika: 150 health experts call on WHO to move or postpone the Games amid virus outbreak

    A group of almost 150 public health experts have written to the World Health Organization calling for August's Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, citing recent evidence the virus causes severe birth defects.


    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/ar...-Olympics.html
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