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Uzbek officials recommend barring West African wrestlers, report says
Uzbek officials recommend barring West African wrestlers, report says

After days of widespread speculation, health officials in Uzbekistan have reportedly advised that wrestlers from the Ebola-stricken region of West Africa not be invited to the upcoming world championships. The health ministry issued its recommendation less than two weeks before the start of the competition in Tashkent, according to the RIA Novosti news service. “Given the current Ebola-related epidemiological situation, we have recommended the organizing committee of the championship abstain from inviting athletes from Ebola-hit West African countries,” a ministry representative was quoted as saying. As of last week, the World...

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