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Officials take precautions against Ebola virus at Youth Olympic Games
Officials take precautions against Ebola virus at Youth Olympic Games

With the 2014 Youth Olympic Games scheduled to begin in Nanjing, China, on Saturday, reverberations from the Ebola outbreak in West Africa have caused several nations to withdraw and officials to announce a series of last-minute safety measures. Nigeria said its 19-person delegation would be returning home without competing. Sierra Leone and Liberia had previously decided not to attend. On Friday, the International Olympic Committee and organizers said they have enacted a series of precautions in consultation with the World Health Organization. "We have been reassured by the health authorities that ... the risk of infection is extremely...

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