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Argentina's Lionel Messi leaves the field after his team lost 0-3 against Brazil during a 2018 World Cup qualifying soccer match at the Mineirao stadium in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, Thursday Nov. 10, 2016.(AP Photo/Andre Penner)

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In this 2014 photo made available by the journal Nature, a young bearded capuchin monkey strikes a stone against another in the Serra da Capivara National Park in Brazil. In a report released Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2016, researchers say wild capuchin monkeys in Brazil deliberately break stones, unintentionally producing flakes similar to the ancient sharp-edged tools made by human ancestors. (Michael Haslam via AP)

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This Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2016 photo shows the convoy transporting Asian elephants Maia and Guida to their new home, Latin America's first elephant sanctuary in Chapada dos Guimaraes, Brazil. The two, along with possibly dozens more elephants in the future, will get veterinary care as they live out their lives in forested areas, pasture lands with hills, large boulders, streams and springs in western Brazil. (AP Photo/Eraldo Peres)

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Maia, an Asian elephant who spent most of her life as a circus performer, looks out from her new home at the first elephant sanctuary in Latin America in Chapada dos Guimaraes, Brazil, Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2016. Maia is one of two elephants who will get veterinary care as they live out their lives in forested areas, pasture lands with hills, large boulders, streams and springs in western Brazil. (AP Photo/Eraldo Peres)

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This Sept. 27, 2016 photo shows Lucas Matheus, who was born with microcephaly, during his physical therapy session at the UPAE hospital in Caruaru, Pernambuco state, Brazil. In Brazil, the government has reported 1,949 cases of microcephaly or other brain malformations in the last year. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)

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Solange Ferreira holds her son Jose Wesley Campos as family friend Sandra Souza, right, holds his nasogastric feeding tube during his 1-year birthday party on Sept. 27 at his home in Bonito, Pernambuco state, Brazil. Learning how to feed is Jose’s latest struggle as medical problems mount for him and many other infants born with small heads to mothers infected with the Zika virus in Brazil. (Associated Press)

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In this Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2016, file photo, United States' Ryan Lochte checks his time in a men's 4x200-meter freestyle heat during the swimming competitions at the 2016 Summer Olympics, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. During an Aug. 30, 2016, appearance on ABC's "Good Morning America," Lochte wouldn't say whether he'd return to Brazil to face charges of filing a false police report over an incident at a gas station during the Games. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn, File)

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U.S. gymnasts, left to right, Gabrielle Douglas, Lauren Hernandez, Aly Raisman and Simone Biles celebrate at the end of the artistic gymnastics women's team final at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2016.(AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

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Dangerous Travel to Brazil Illustration by Greg Groesch/The Washington Times

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In this Jan. 27, 2016, file photo, samples of Aedes aegypti mosquitoes, responsible for transmitting dengue and Zika, sit in a petri dish at the Fiocruz Institute in Recife, Pernambuco state, Brazil. Mosquito-eradication efforts have taken on new urgency in Brazil with the Olympic Games slated to start in August. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana, File)

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FILE - In this Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2016 file photo, a health workers stands in the Sambadrome spraying insecticide to combat the Aedes aegypti mosquito that transmits the Zika virus in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. In the 1940s and 1950s, Brazilian authorities made such a ferocious assault on Aedes aegypti that the mosquito, that it was eradicated from Latin America's largest country by 1958. But eradication experts say there is little chance that Brazil can come anywhere near stamping out the pest like it did a half century ago. (AP Photo/Leo Correa, File)

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Caio Julio Vasconcelos who was born with microcephaly undergoes physical therapy at the Institute for the Blind in Joao Pessoa, Brazil, Thursday, Feb. 25, 2016. Researchers from the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention continue to fan out across one of Brazil's poorest states in search of mothers and infants for a study aimed at determining whether the Zika virus is causing babies to be born with unusually small heads. (AP Photo/Andre Penner)

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A health worker stands in the Sambadrome as he sprays insecticide to combat the Aedes aegypti mosquitoes that transmits the Zika virus in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2016. Inspectors begin to spray insecticide around Sambadrome, the outdoor grounds where thousands of dancers and musicians will parade during the city's Feb. 5-10 Carnival celebrations. Brazil's health minister says the country will mobilize some 220,000 troops to battle the mosquito blamed for spreading a virus linked to birth defects. (AP Photo/Leo Correa)

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In this June 8, 2014 file photo, the sun sets behind the Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The stadium is the venue for the opening and closing ceremony for Rio's 2016 Olympics. Soccer will be played here, of course. Despite five World Cup titles, Brazil has has never won the Olympic men's soccer gold medal, so this is sure to be a hot venue. Brazil took silver three years ago in London, losing 2-1 to Mexico in the final. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana, File)

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In this photo released by Inovafoto, Ronda Rousey, right, fights Brazil's Bethe Correia during their mixed martial arts bantamweight title fight at UFC 190, early Sunday, Aug. 2, 2015, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Rousey knocked out Correia 34 seconds into the first round to win. (Alexandre Loureiro/Inovafoto via AP)

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Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff watches as Vice President Joe Biden puts his glass on a table after a toast during a luncheon in her honor, Tuesday, June 30, 2015, at the State Department in Washington. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

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Sacramento Kings left DeMarcus Cousins and Washington Wizards forward Nene, of Brazil, scramble after the ball during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game in Sacramento, Calif., Sunday, March 22 , 2015. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)