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Brazil Picked to Host Summer Olympics, Problems Follow

Brazil Picked to Host Summer Olympics, Problems Follow

July 5, 2016

By: Natalie Norman-Kehe Although many problems occurred within the mere months before the 2016 Olympic Games, the International Olympic Committee chose Rio De Janeiro to be the official host of the games.    In 2009, Rio De Janeiro, Brazil was chosen to host the 2016 Summer Olympics games ...

Zika fears threaten summer Olympics in Rio, Brazil

Zika fears threaten summer Olympics in Rio, Brazil

May 26, 2016

By: Maddie O’Shea Outbreaks. Fear. Chaos. All these words define the threat that health officials to athletes feel about the upcoming Summer Olympics held in South America. Despite efforts of containment, the Zika virus continues to flourish throughout Brazil, and with Rio de Janeiro being...

World Health Organization Declares Zika Virus Global Threat

World Health Organization Declares Zika Virus Global Threat

May 13, 2016

By: Irene Ciocirlan A bite from a certain mosquito can cause more damage than just an itch. The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared the Zika virus a global public health emergency as of February of 2016. The Zika virus is an emerging mosquito-borne virus that was first identified in Ugand...

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