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No Viral Testing of Open Water Venues for 2016 Rio Olympics?

... Despite recommendations from several organizations to test for viruses in the Rio waters that are often exposed to human-sewage, it appears that the Rio Olympic Organizing Committee has ruled out conducting the tests. This decision comes after the World Health Organization (WHO) stuck to its policy of not doing routine viral testing to monitor water quality around the world. The standard procedure is to test for bacteria and not viruses ...

read the whole article on: http://www.swimmingworldmagazine.com/news/no-viral-testing-of-open-water-venues-for-2016-rio-olympics/