Olympics in Rio: health care that visitors must have
Athletes are expected to fans from 205 countries are in Rio de Janeiro during the Olympics. For the event to be a memorable experience, everyone should be alert to health care. Among them, drink plenty of liquid to stay hydrated and wear, when possible, clothes with long sleeves and pants to avoid exposing the skin. If it's getting too hot, do not worry: invest in the repellent and enjoy the party!
Caries, plaque, gingivitis and blemishes are just the tip of the iceberg of inadequate oral hygiene. Lack of brushing and poorly cleaned can favor everything from the most common oral infections to cardiovascular diseases - because bacteria accumulated in the teeth can enter the bloodstream and reach the heart, hampering its functioning and increasing the risk of problems such as heart attack.
It is expected that more than half of Rio's population (that is, 3 million people) will be infected with the chikungunya fever virus this summer, warned the municipal secretary of Health of the city of Rio de January, Carlos Eduardo de Mattos The secretary was warned about the possible epidemic by researchers of the Oswaldo Cruz Foundation (Fiocruz) in a seminar just before Christmas.