Stinging criticism: Brazilians taunt US athletes over Zika

August 8, 2016 9:20 PM

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Stinging criticism: Brazilians taunt US athletes over Zika

RIO DE JANEIRO — After months of dire predictions from abroad about the mosquito-borne Zika virus, some Brazilian fans are doing some stinging of their own: They’re booing U.S. athletes and taunting them over the fears that kept some competitors at home.

From the beach volleyball arena to the soccer stadium, boisterous Brazilian fans are having fun with what had been one of the biggest concerns heading into South America’s first Olympics.

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