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My number one mission is to get through the Olympic period in an all-out battle mode. The Games without spectators would be easy to control, but we don't make the decisions.

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Yoichi Yanagawa, an emergency medicine doctor set to work as a venue officer at two cycling venues in Shizuoka Prefecture during the Tokyo Olympics. He said he was worried that the volunteers at his venue lack training related to infectious diseases.

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We don't make the decisions. Seems no one makes the decisions in Japan.

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He said he was worried that the volunteers at his venue lack training related to infectious diseases.

It can be very frustrating but many times health care professionals in the field are left with badly prepared personnel and nonsensical or contradictory instructions because people higher up don't understand the tasks that are necessary at ground level.

At the end it will be very likely that if something bad happens Dr Yanagawa will be left to assume all the responsibility as if he was the one that made the decisions.

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but we don't make the decisions

No one is making any decisions in here. It is always "someone else". And this phrase is always the easiest way of self-defense and a form of getting rid of the problem. It works, people always fall for it.

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