Due to lack of funding,
Doctors’ union in Rio has warned that Olympic visitors will not get medical attention if they fall sick during 2016 games. Some major hospitals have been forced to close while even the most seriously ill patients cannot be admitted because of a funding shortfall
Jorge Darze, president of SinMed, the doctors’ union in Rio, said: “We are really in a very serious situation in which there is not the slightest possibility of a short-term solution.
“Our objective is not to stop people coming but to make sure those who come know that there will not be facilities when they fall sick in Brazil.”