CDC advises pregnant women against travel to Summer Olympics in Rio

February 27, 2016 12:01 AM

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CDC advises pregnant women against travel to Summer Olympics in Rio

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Friday advised pregnant women to not travel to the Aug. 5-21 Olympics summer games to be held in Rio de Janeiro, citing the mosquito-borne Zika virus.

The health agency said these recommendations also hold for the Paralympic Games, scheduled for Sept. 7-18.

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