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Researchers Study U.S. Athletes for Zika During Summer Olympics

WASHINGTON (AP) – Researchers will study some U.S. athletes for Zika during the summer Olympics and Paralympics in Brazil, to better understand how the virus infects. The National Institutes of Health announced the study Tuesday, amid concern among athletes over the mosquito-borne virus, which can cause severe birth defects. International health officials have said pregnant women should skip the games,…