ZIKA SCARE: WORLD #1 GOLFER JASON DAY IS THE LATEST TO CONFIRM HIS ABSENCE AT THE OLYMPICS IN BRAZIL...


World #1 Golfer, Jason Day, 28, announces he will not be at Brazil for Rio Olympics scheduled for next month, August.
He cited fears of Zika virus which has plagued the region; Brazil and some other N/S American countries.

A few other golf big names; Rory Mcllroy... have pulled out of the Olympic games citing the same reason.


 "The reason for my decision is my concerns about the possible transmission of the Zika virus and the potential risks that it might present to my wife's future pregnancies and to future members of our family.
I have always placed my family in front of everything else in my life. Medical experts have confirmed that while perhaps slight, a decision to compete in Rio absolutely comes with health risk to me and my family. My wife Ellie and I have been blessed with two wonderful healthy children and our plans is to have more.
While it has always been a major goal to compete in the Olympics on behalf of my country, playing golf cannot take precedent over the safety of our family. I will not place them at risk."

Zika virus is transmitted by Aedes Mosquitoes; causing the following symptoms; fever, muscle and joint pain, conjuctivitis, malaise, microcephaly in newborn...