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NY Jets’ Receiver ‘Quarantined’ After Haiti Mosquito Bite

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During a trip to Haiti to do charity work, WR David Nelson was bitten by a mosquito. His fever spiked to 104 degrees and had strep throat, so the team told him to clear out, the NY Post reported.

| June 10, 2014

According to Brian Costello of the New York Post, Jets wide receiver David Nelson missed the first week of OTAs while they made sure he wasn’t a public health menace.

Jets coach Rex Ryan termed it an “illness,” but it was more serious than that.

During a trip to Haiti to do charity work, Nelson was bitten by a mosquito. His fever spiked to 104 degrees and had strep throat, so the team told him to clear out.

Source: NY Post

 

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