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  1. Zika virus warrants urgent concern at home and abroadRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Newsday

    The Zika virus is spread through Aedes mosquitoes. Pictured: a researcher in Sao Paulo, Brazil, looks at a container of Aedes aegypti mosquitoes.

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  2. Obama Sees No Cause for Panic Over Zika, Yet Asks for Nearly $2 Billion in Emergency FundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Townhall

    The Zika virus, which originated in Brazil, now has several confirmed cases in the United States. The infection has forced thousands of people to cancel their travel plans and is even threatening to disrupt the summer Olympic games in Rio De Janeiro.

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  3. Sailors heading to Olympics talk Zika virusRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | ABC Action News

    Sailors from more than 20 countries are competing in Clearwater Beach this week. Some are prepping for the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro despite the Zika virus outbreak in Brazil.

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  4. American athletes issued Zika warningRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | RTE.ie

    Rio Olympic organisers issue a briefing on the Zika virus, which is causing concern ahead of this year's Games The United States Olympic Committee has said that athletes concerned for their health over the Zika virus should consider not going to the Rio Olympics. The message was delivered in a conference call involving USOC officials and leaders of US sport federations.

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  5. USOC to athletes worried about Zika: Just dona t go to Rio OlympicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | The Washington Post

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  6. Rio 2016: Olympics organizers reveal plans to combat Zika threatRead the original story

    Monday Feb 8 | WTKA-AM Ann Arbor

    The organizers of the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro have said they will do everything possible to minimize risk caused by the Zika virus, which has been linked to thousands of birth defects. As the World Health Organization warned Thursday that there could be between three and four million Zika cases in the Americas over a 12-month period, Olympics officials outlined the measures being introduced to combat the threat.

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  7. Obama seeks $1.8 billion to combat Zika virusRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Bangor Daily News

    Barack Obama will ask Congress for more than $1.8 billion in emergency funds to fight Zika at home and abroad and pursue a vaccine, the White House said Monday, but the president also said there is no reason to panic over the mosquito-borne virus. Zika, spreading rapidly in South and Central America and the Caribbean, has been linked to severe birth defects in Brazil and public health officials' concern is focused on pregnant women and women who may become pregnant.

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  8. Zika fears: U.S. athletes should consider skipping OlympicsRead the original story

    Monday Feb 8 | Toledo Blade

    The United States Olympic Committee told U.S. sports federations that athletes and staff concerned for their health over the Zika virus should consider not going to the Rio 2016 Olympic Games in August. The message was delivered in a conference call involving USOC officials and leaders of U.S. sport federations in late January, according to two people who participated in the call.

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  9. The Latest: US, Colombia to team up on Zika researchRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    The company sa... . In this Feb. 1, 2016 photo, Aedes aegypti mosquitoes that were genetically modified to produce offspring that don't live are trapped inside a container before being released into the wild by a technician from the British biotec... .

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  10. Rio Olympic Games under threatRead the original story

    Friday Jan 22 | Soccer America

    As the U.S. women's national team prepares for Olympic qualifying, which begins on Wednesday, and U.S. Soccer and the Players Association wrangle in Federal court over whether when its collective bargaining agreement expires -- before or after the Olympics -- doubt has been cast on the organization of the Rio Games themselves. Reuters reported that the United States Olympic Committee advised national sports federations, staff and participants that in response to the outbreak of the Zika virus in Brazil athletes were not obligated to go to the Rio Games in August.

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  11. USOC says athletes concern about Zika shouldn't attend GamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2015 | YardBarker.com

    Aug 21, 2015; Beijing, China; General view of Olympic rings at National Stadium and 2008 Olympic torch in advance of the IAAF World Championships in Athletics. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports With the Zika virus spreading rapidly through the Western Hemisphere, particularly in South America, the world has begun to worry about how the virus will affect this summer's Olympics.

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  12. For Brazila s Carnival fans, even Zika cana t stop the partyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | WTNH

    Brazilian Carnival could be called a hungry mosquito's dream - five days of non-stop street parties that bring together millions of revelers in an inviting mass of bare ankles, uncovered legs and denuded torsos. So the mosquito-borne Zika virus might be expected to dampen this year's debauchery.

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  13. Fear of Zika virus spreads to Latin America travelRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | CBS News

    Americans increasingly are avoiding travel to Latin America , concerned about exposing themselves to the fast-spreading Zika virus that is sweeping across the region, a poll finds. Forty-one percent of those polled who were aware of the disease said they planned to avoid travel to the Caribbean, and Central and South America, the Reuters/Ipsos poll found.

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  14. Olympic Committee: US Athletes Should Consider Not Attending Games Over ZikaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | News Max

    The United States Olympic Committee told U.S. sports federations that athletes and staff concerned for their health over the Zika virus should consider not going to the Rio 2016 Olympic Games in August. The message was delivered in a conference call involving USOC officials and leaders of U.S. sport federations in late January, according to two people who participated in the call.

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  15. Exclusive: U.S. athletes should consider not attending Olympics if fear Zika - officialsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    The logos of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games and Rio 2016 Paralympic Games are pictured next to a message on a screen that reads ''Message about Zika'' during a media briefing in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, February 2, 2016. REUTERS/RICARDO MORAES NEW YORK - The United States Olympic Committee told U.S. sports federations that athletes and staff concerned for their health over the Zika virus should consider not going to the Rio 2016 Olympic Games in August.

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  16. U.S. athletes may not attend Olympics over ZikaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | The Cyprus Weekly

    The United States Olympic Committee told U.S. sports federations that athletes and staff concerned for their health over the Zika virus should consider not going to the Rio 2016 Olympic Games in August. The message was delivered in a conference call involving USOC officials and leaders of U.S. sport federations in late January, according to two people who participated in the call.

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  17. A mother-son trip inspired by 'the beautiful game'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Canada.com

    Brazil did not invent modern soccer , but it embodies "the beautiful game," a nickname for the sport that signifies the poetic movement of the players. We spoke no Portuguese.

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  18. Carnival roars ahead in Brazil despite Zika health scareRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Fox News

    The worst health scare in recent history is not keeping Brazilians from their annual Carnival revelry, with millions of partiers swarming streets and some making fun of the mosquito that spreads Zika and other viruses. Street processions, block parties and the televised, big-budget parades that are the hallmark of the festival moved into their second day on Sunday, even as Brazilian health officials continued to grapple with an outbreak that may have infected as many as 1.5 million people and could be linked to suspected deformations in more than 4,000 infants and unborn children.

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  19. U.S. Olympic Committee Tells Athletes To Consider Not Attending Rio Games Over Zika VirusRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | The Huffington Post

    The United States Olympic Committee told U.S. sports federations that athletes and staff concerned for their health over the Zika virus should consider not going to the Rio 2016 Olympic Games in August. The message was delivered in a conference call involving USOC officials and leaders of U.S. sport federations in late January, according to two people who participated in the call.

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  20. US athletes to 'think' no Rio due to ZikaRead the original story

    Sunday Feb 7 | Yahoo!

    The United States Olympic Committee has told sports federations that athletes and staff concerned for their health over the Zika virus should consider not going to the Olympic Games in August in Rio de Janeiro. The message was delivered in a conference call involving USOC officials and leaders of US sport federations in late January, according to two people who participated in the hook-up.

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