U-S Olympians Came Home From Rio Free of the Zika Virus

Your Health Minute

 

No US Olympians were infected with zika during the Rio games.

In Your Health Minute, the zika virus caused tremendous concern for olympic athletes traveling to Rio De  Janeiro last summer .

But a new study of 457 U-S athletes and staff finds none became infected while in Brazil.

However, blood tests did show  about 7 percent did get west nile virus, dengue or chikungunya.

Only a few had mild illnesses.

Most never knew they were infected.

 

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