At least 75% of residents of the Olympic Village will be vaccinated
[Alles Europa News] ; Faced with the wave of protest that threatens the Tokyo Olympics, the IOC President wanted to be reassuring.
While Japan is currently suffering from a new wave of coronavirus infections and authorities are strongly criticized for the slow deployment of the national vaccination campaign.
But the organizers of the Games say that strict measures, including the ban on spectators coming from abroad enacted at the end of March, will ensure the safety of the event.
At least 75% of residents of the Olympic Village of the Tokyo Games “have already been vaccinated or planned to do so” before the opening of the Olympics on July 23, said Wednesday, the President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Thomas Bach .
“We have good reason to believe that this rate will rise well beyond 80%”, added Thomas Bach, during an online meeting with the Japanese organizers of the Games, whose maintenance is criticized by the majority of the Japanese. , because of the health risk it poses to the country.
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