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WHO Urges Pregnant Women to Avoid Rio Olympics

The World Health Organization on Thursday warned women against traveling to areas with ongoing Zika virus transmissions, including Rio de Janeiro, site of the 2016 Olympics. "There is scientific consensus that Zika virus is a cause of microcephaly (children being born with unusually small heads) and other brain malformations and disorders in babies born to women who were infected with Zika virus during pregnancy," the U.N. health agency said. WHO urged the sex partners of...

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