TITLE

Preparing for infectious disease threats at mass gatherings: the case of the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games

AUTHOR(S)
Khan, Kamran; Freifeld, Clark C.; Wang, Jun; Mekaru, Sumiko R.; Kossowsky, David; Sonricker, Amy L.; Wei Hu; Sears, Jennifer; Chan, Angie; Brownstein, John S.
PUB. DATE
April 2010
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;4/6/2010, Vol. 182 Issue 6, p579
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a reprint of the article "Preparing for infectious disease threats at mass gathering: the case of the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games," which appeared at www.cmaj.ca. It mentions that mass gatherings are high risk for infectious diseases. It discusses the proposed model BIO.DIASPORA project and global surveillance, designed for the 2010 Olympic Winter Games in Vancouver, British Columbia, which monitor the people and infectious diseases from different countries.
ACCESSION #
48914531

 

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