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Rio 2016 reports zero cases of Zika during test events

2016 Rio Olympics Chief Medical Officer Joao Grangeiro attends a briefing on Zika virus for international media in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, June 7, 2016. REUTERS/Sergio Moraes
2016 Rio Olympics Chief Medical Officer Joao Grangeiro attends a briefing on Zika virus for international media in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, June 7, 2016. REUTERS/Sergio Moraes

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - The local organizing committee for Olympics in Rio de Janeiro said on Tuesday that they have not registered a single case of Zika among 17,000 athletes, volunteers and staff during recent test events in the run up to the games beginning August 5.

(Reporting by Paulo Prada)

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