When Mr He, a 39-year-old furniture factory owner came down with flu symptoms late last year, he wasn't worried.
According to his family, the man, who worked in Guangdong province in southern China, had always been healthy.
The Olympic torch has wound its way through more than 100 cities in the relay leading up to next month's Winter Games in Sochi, Russia. But the turn it took Monday highlighted a fear held by many people across the globe.
The Russian ambassador to the U.S. said Sunday he's "absolutely certain" the Olympic Games in Sochi next month will be safe from terrorist attacks. He pushed back against reports of a "black widow" threat.