The Federal tourism Agency has warned of an outbreak of intestinal infection in the Olympics 2018 In the World : Vladim

News 9 February, 2018

Representatives of the Federal Agency for tourism urged Russians, who are already in the Olympic Pyeongchang or planning to visit the Olympics, which opens today, to take into account the information received that the city erupted intestinal infection. Tour operators must also alert customers about the disease.


Representatives of Rospotrebnadzor earlier, referring to the organizational Committee of the competition reported outbreak of norovirus infection, which is often called intestinal flu or stomach).
According to statistics, of 7 February, has injured 86 people, 63 of whom were infected in the youth center of the Olympics, said the Russian Ministry.

«Federal Agency for tourism encourages tourists in Pyeongchang or planning a visit to the Olympics, consider this information and to comply with all necessary precautions“, – stated in the message.

In addition, the Federal tourism Agency strongly advised to inform tourists heading to Pyeongchang-gun. Patients with norovirus infection were identified among the staff of the nutrition units at the media village, which most likely was the cause of food infection with subsequent spread of infection.