Monday, 16 May 2016

Risks to public health related to communicable diseases at the Olympics


New advice from the European Medicines Agency - "Risks to public health related to communicable diseases at the Olympics."

This takes the form of a new document. ​The aim of this document is to assess the health risks related to communicable diseases and other health threats for European citizens during their stay in Brazil for the Rio 2016 Olympics and Paralympics Summer Games, and the public health implications for European countries after travellers’ return to Europe. In addition, the document assesses the risk of disease importation from Europe to Brazil.

For details, see EMA

Posted by Dr. Tim Sandle