The 2016 Olympic Games: Health, Security, Environmental, and Doping Issues

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This report discusses a variety of issues might pose risks to the health, safety, and general well-being of athletes and their families, team personnel, and spectators participating in or attending the 2016 Olympic Games. Chief among these are the Zika virus, public safety threats, security concerns, and environmental conditions. The report also discusses the possible implications of hosting the Olympics for Brazil and the issue of doping.

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Halchin, L. Elaine & Rollins, John W. August 8, 2016.

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This report discusses a variety of issues might pose risks to the health, safety, and general well-being of athletes and their families, team personnel, and spectators participating in or attending the 2016 Olympic Games. Chief among these are the Zika virus, public safety threats, security concerns, and environmental conditions. The report also discusses the possible implications of hosting the Olympics for Brazil and the issue of doping.

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Halchin, L. Elaine & Rollins, John W. The 2016 Olympic Games: Health, Security, Environmental, and Doping Issues, report, August 8, 2016; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc944816/: accessed November 20, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.