Olympians set to compete in the multicultural haven of Brazil will “literally be swimming in human crap,” scientists say.
From the Sun Herald:
Olympians headed to Rio de Janeiro have already been told to be cautious of the virus Zika.
But Olympic swimmers, sailors and windsurfers will have to look out for more than that, because the city’s waters have what health experts are calling a “petri dish of pathogens,” including bacterias that cause diarrhea, vomiting and even death to those with weakened immune systems.
“Foreign athletes will literally be swimming in human crap, and they risk getting sick from all those microorganisms,” Dr. Daniel Becker, a local pediatrician who works in poor neighborhoods, told the New York Times. “It’s sad but also worrisome.”
Feces from a nearby sewage plant reportedly pours into the water untreated and human and animal dead bodies are found in the water with “upsetting regularity,” according to the San Francisco Chronicle.
The government promised to clean up the waste in Guanabara Bay and the beaches surrounding Rio seven years ago, but officials admitted their efforts have fallen short. The Olympics start on Aug. 5.
Anyone thinking of going to these Olympic games is literally insane. The Sun reported yesterday how a dead body was recently found in the bay.
— Irish Sun Sport (@IrishSunSport) July 29, 2016
This is what it’s like in Brazil:
The place is a haven of “cultural enrichment.” So-called “minorities” officially became the majority in 2011. They elected former Marxist guerrilla Dilma Rousseff to be their president. She’s currently being impeached for looting the country and now elite Brazilians are thinking about bringing back the monarchy.
The Olympic committee which chose to host the games in Rio de Janeiro instead of Madrid should all be fired. They’re putting people’s lives in danger, not only from the feces-filled water and Zika virus but also from the insanely high crime and murder rates.
On the flip side, I’m sure the liberals on the committee got to feel really good about themselves.
Avoid this place like the plague, lest you actually go and catch the plague.
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