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Should Brazil 2016 Olympics be canceled or delayed due to health risks?

The waters in Rio de Janeiro are teeming with viruses and bacteria. In some tests, the levels of contamination are up to 1.7 million times what would be considered hazardous on a California beach because most sewage is not treated in Brazil. Athletes who have participated in test events there have fallen ill or suffered from MRSA infections afterward. The coastal city of Recife is considered ground zero for the deadly Zika virus. Brazilian police rank among the world’s most deadly. They were responsible for 1 in 5 homicides within the city of Rio de Janiero in 2015.

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Kordell Snowe (kordell70) says

3 months ago
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    ptosis 3 months ago

    Sad but true. Truly astoundingly stupid politics