An Introduction to Mass Gatherings
Kollek, D. (2014). An Introduction to Mass Gatherings. The Centre for Excellence in Emergency Preparedness.
The author provides an overview of mass gatherings and the related medical strategies (surveillance, prevention, and diversion) and interventions planners can use to prepare for these events. Guidance on staffing and command and control is included and a question-based initial analysis is used. Table 2 provides a summary of risks and issues for all events.