Olympics

5 articles
Multiple Outbreaks Threaten the 2018 Winter Olympics
Feb 14, 2018 | Jackie Sheridan

  The 2018 Winter Olympics began on Thursday, February 8th in PyeongChang, South Korea. The games bring 206 countries to participate [1], comprising...

Is an Olympic Race Worth Your Health?
Dec 20, 2015 | Colleen Nguyen

The promise Brazil made to clean up its waterways was a major part of its winning bid to host the 2016 Olympics and has been foreseen as one of the...

Healthy Olympics 2012: Disease surveillance and mass gathering medicine
Jul 24, 2012 | Katharina Schwan

In the blockbuster Contagion, Gwyneth Paltrow travels to Hong Kong on business and returns to suburban Minneapolis with flu-like symptoms. Within...

Healthy Olympics 2012
Jul 3, 2012 | Katharina Schwan

After a historic 4-0 victory for Spain in the last match of the European soccer championship, the public eagerly awaits the start of the second great...

Mass Gatherings Series: From the Experts
Dec 5, 2011 | Anna Tomasulo

During our Infectious Disease and Mass Gatherings Series, The Disease Daily had the opportunity to speak with Dr. David Heymann and Dr. Bonnie Henry...