Tokyo to vaccinate 18,000 Olympics workers, volunteers

About 18,000 Tokyo Olympics workers including referees and volunteers will be vaccinated from next week, organisers said Friday (Jun 11), as they try to build confidence that the Games will be safe. With just six weeks until the pandemic-postponed Games open, officials are still battling domestic opposition and fear that the event could spread the coronavirus. Japan’s vaccination programme got off to a slow start and, while it is now picking up pace, just over 4 per cent of the population is fully vaccinated, with close to 13 per cent…

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