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Global Mass Gatherings: Implications and Opportunities for Global Health Security

This report by the WHO addresses the risks of large global gatherings, ranging from concerts, to sporting events, to religious pilgrimages. Specifically, the report seeks to point out the unique difficulties regarding healthcare and disease transmission that occur in the area of these events. Additionally, the report lists some "best practices" to prepare for events of this nature, such as preparing local hospitals, and ensuring access to clean water and food in the area of the event.

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