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A health worker sprays insecticide to combat the Aedes aegypti mosquitoes that transmits the Zika virus under the bleachers of the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Jan. 26, 2016. (Photo by Leo Correa/AP)

US athletes may skip Olympics over Zika

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.The message was delivered in a conference call involving USOC officials and leaders of U.S. sport federations in late January,...

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