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WHO Studies Zika Risk to Athletes, Spectators at Olympics

The World Health Organization is studying how great a health risk would be posed by going ahead with the Rio Olympics as scheduled despite concerns about the effect of the Zika virus on either athletes or spectators. The director-general of the U.N. agency, Dr. Margaret Chan, says she has asked WHO's Zika Emergency Committee to evaluate the Zika risk, considering the large numbers of people who will travel to Brazil for summer games in August: an estimated 10,000 athletes from 200...

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