Pregnant NBC 'Today' anchor Guthrie skipping Olympics due to Zika

June 7, 2016 3:59 PM

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Pregnant NBC 'Today' anchor Guthrie skipping Olympics due to Zika

NEW YORK Savannah Guthrie, co-anchor of NBC's "Today" show, said on Tuesday she is pregnant and will not travel to Brazil to cover the Olympics in August for her network due to concerns over the Zika virus, which has been linked to the birth defect microcephaly.

"I'm not going to be able to go to Rio," Guthrie told viewers of the morning show on Tuesday. "The doctors say that we shouldn't, because of the Zika virus, so I'll miss it."

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