US NOC recommended that athletes miss the Olympics in Brazil because of the virus Zico

American athletes may miss Olympics 2016 in Rio de Janeiro because of a virus epidemic Zeke in Brazil. The national Olympic Committee (NOC) of the United States, referring to the sports federations of the country, said that athletes should not go to the Games, if you do not feel safe due to the outbreak of the disease, according to Lenta.ru with reference to Reuters.

In early February, the Brazilian authorities have recommended that pregnant women refrain from trips to the Games. The head of administration of President Jacques Wagner noted that for other groups of people the disease does not pose a serious danger.

On 1 February the world health organization (who) has declared that the rapidly spreading virus zika fever — the global threat, and announced the introduction of a state of emergency. She also warned that the virus will soon spread through all the countries of the New world, except Canada and Chile. According to forecasts of the organization that are infected in North and South America can be three to four million people.

Summer Olympics 2016 will be held in Rio de Janeiro from 5 to 21 August. Four years ago at the Games in London, USA won first place in the overall medal standings.




US NOC recommended that athletes miss the Olympics in Brazil because of the virus Zico 08.02.2016

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