The traditional Nordic Games will have to be cancelled this year in fear of the Swine Flu infected the games' many athletes. A spokesperson from the Nordic Games is restricting any and all travel to and from the region in preparation for the swine flu pandemic. He goes on to say claiming that it is "corporate policy restricting foreign travel".
Many of the the athletes are also taking it upon themselves to make the decision that they will be foregoing the games this season in an effort to remain sick and away from the threatening virus. The World Health Organization is also asking people all over the world to try and avoid crowded places so as to avoid getting the swine flu this season.