2016 Olympics in Rio Have Many Threats Health Crime and Terrorism

2016 Olympics in Rio Have Many Threats Health Crime and Terrorism

The 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, have several threats that could affect the safety of the athletes and spectators. These threats could include health issues, crime, and terrorism. Earlier this year, the main concerns facing the Summer Olympics was the possibility of athlete doping and the Zika virus but as the games approach […]

Zika Virus Case in Texas; Epidemic in Brazil Worsens

Zika Virus Case in Texas; Epidemic in Brazil Worsens

A previously little known mosquito-borne illness continues to spread throughout Latin America leaving fear and deformed babies in its wake, and it has now reached the continental U.S. The Zika epidemic is worsening in Brazil and the first case has been confirmed in a U.S. state (The virus was already found in Puerto Rico), in […]

Women in Brazil Warned to Not Have Babies Because of Zika Epidemic          

Women in Brazil Warned to Not Have Babies Because of Zika Epidemic          

Just when Ebola fears are waning, another epidemic is creating considerable fear and extreme precautions as it spreads in South America – Zika. Brazil, the continent’s largest country, declared a national emergency as they battle a massive outbreak of the Zika virus, which is spread by mosquitos and sexual intercourse. Thousands of babies have been born with brain […]