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POC monitoring Zika outbreak in lead-up to Rio Olympics

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DISINFECTION. Local workers disinfect the famous Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, January 26, 2016, to fight the Zika, dengue and chikungunya viruses. Photo by Marcelo Sayao/EPA
‘It is a potential health problem … not only for our athletes but for everyone else should they get infected’

MANILA, Philippines (Feb. 3, 2016) — The Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) said it is closely monitoring the worsening Zika outbreak in Latin America, which comes months before the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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