Monthly Looking Forward Quick Poll

The 2016 Summer Olympics are set to kick off in Rio de Janeiro in less than three months, and yet some are calling for the games to be cancelled or postponed due to the ongoing threat of the Zika virus. In a recent Harvard Public Health Review article, Dr. Amir Attaran from the University of Ottawa voiced concerns about athlete and spectator safety as well as the potential for a global outbreak. However, some dispute that the risks are high enough to warrant canceling the games, and doing so could cause serious economic damage to an already troubled Brazil.