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‘Pink Eye’ Sidelines Bob Costas at Olympics

Posted on 02/11/2014 by | Personal Health and Well-being | Comments

Bulletin Today | Personal HealthFor the first time since 1998, NBC’s Bob Costas won’t be hosting the network’s prime-time Olympics show, thanks to an eye infection most of us recognize from childhood. Pinkeye, or conjunctivitis, has sidelined Costas — not surprising if you’ve been watching him for the past few days. Each night, his eyes have looked increasingly red and swollen. On Tuesday he woke up with both eyes crusty and swollen shut, the New York Times reported, and he told the network he …