New Zealand athletes given warnings on Zika

February 5, 2016 7:19 AM

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New Zealand athletes given warnings on Zika

WELLINGTON New Zealand's Olympic athletes and officials have been warned of the risk associated with the Zika virus on Friday, including the possibility that it could be sexually transmitted.

The spread of the virus across Latin America and the Caribbean have put the Rio Olympics in the spotlight with the Games' authorities working to eradicate the mosquito that has been attributed as the principal cause of the outbreak.

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