SO WE’RE AT THE PART OF THE DISASTER MOVIE WHERE THE SCIENTIST ISSUES WARNINGS THAT GREEDY OFFICIALS IGNORE: Expert Warns Olympics Should Not Go on to Avoid Zika ‘Health Disaster.’ Basically, this: “Rio’s proximity to the disease; the dangers associated with this particular strain; the increase in tourism that will risk spreading the Zika virus to other countries; the short amount of time health officials will have to develop control measures; and, finally, what Attaran calls the irresponsibility in placing sports above public health.”