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Organizers unveil COVID-19 rules for Beijing Winter Olympics

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Spectators exclusively from China, looks like they're going to top the medal table again with this added advantage. Either open to all fans or no fans.

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GO CHINA !!..

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Boycott these Olympics!

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I might watch men's ice hockey. Watch some millionaire hockey players with trophy wives hang another piece of metal around their necks. Yeah right.

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This is actually best case scenario for China, they can completely control the narrative and press with no foreign spectators.

With that said, boycott these Olympics!! I will not watch a second of it.

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Also, don't forget: Criticize the CCP? Straight to jail.

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Taiwan number one!

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The Communists can make all the plans they want. They are all going to be meaningless when people refuse to attend.

Boycott the Genocide Games 2022.

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Boycott!

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Taiwan number one!

If the Taiwanese gov't have any sense - and I believe they do - they will not be sending any athletes to this farce. Can you imagine the hostile and dangerous reception they would get by Chinese citizens if they stupidly went?

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Good to see that foreign spectators will not be going to Beijing. Foreign athletes should stay away too.

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China does exactly the same as Japan did but is evil?

I won't watch a second, not because I believe the daily anti China propaganda, but because I find winter sports to be exceedingly boring.

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Will Bach quarantine? Like he did for the Para.

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Mr KiplingToday 09:57 am JST

China does exactly the same as Japan did but is evil?

Japan doesn't throw you in prison for criticizing their government. To its credit the j gov has slightly thicker skin than the CCP

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I'm glad they have some strict protocols for reducing COVID infections, but it is still stupid and risky to have massive sporting events before the world is vaccinated.

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@Mr. Kipling

I agree, I definitely won't watch a second of these Olympics either, but that is because I disagree with the Olympics regardless of where they are held. There isn't a country they could hold them in I would be interested, unless they announce they are dissolving/totally restructuring the IOC first.

Given that China has been a lot stricter than many places, I was kind of hoping that they would be the ones to just cancel the Olympics. It would set a precedent that could pressure the IOC out of power.

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China does exactly the same as Japan did but is evil?

I think you are overlooking China’s active genocide and human rights violations. You can’t compare the 2 countries and say they are doing the same thing.

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China jail waiting for you!

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They learnt from the failures of the Japanese Olympic games by tightening coronavirus measures.

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countries have to be insane to send athletes to china next year. who knows when they will be taken away for some sort of hostage diplomacy.

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Wonder if they will allow the Uyghur's to leave their "camps" and attend?

Zero chance.

The Uighyur Muslims will tragically remain in their concentration camps, over 2000km from the Beijing Genocide Games.

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Looking forward to how events will unfold especially if that boycott wiil push through this time

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I think you are overlooking China’s active genocide and human rights violations. You can’t compare the 2 countries and say they are doing the same thing.

Does anybody know how many have already died in this genocide?

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countries have to be insane to send athletes to china next year. 

Same thing has been said about countries sending teams to Tokyo Olympics.

So I guess the countries that did send are insane so will probably be sending teams also to China

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For a country that has threatened to nuke Australia; nobody should be attending these Olympics!!!

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A 21-day quarantine for non-fully vaccinated athletes, officials and workers at the 2022 Beijing Olympics.

I wonder if those who recovered from a natural infection will be treated like other unvaccinated people, despite being more immune than the vaccinated.

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BOYCOTT! But king Bach won't be happy about the money he is going to earn plus the VIP treatment. Despite all the criticisms from the Japanese media during the Olympics, this man is obviously shameless.

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I wonder if those who recovered from a natural infection will be treated like other unvaccinated people, despite being more immune than the vaccinated.

This is mistaken, people that have been infected and became symptomatic (and specially if they were hospitalized) can have stronger immunity than people being vaccinated many months earlier with the Pfizer vaccine, generalizing as if every infection or vaccine were the same makes the comment false.

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I wonder if those who recovered from a natural infection will be treated like other unvaccinated people, despite being more immune than the vaccinated.

This is mistaken, people that have been infected and became symptomatic (and specially if they were hospitalized) can have stronger immunity than people being vaccinated many months earlier with the Pfizer vaccine, generalizing as if every infection or vaccine were the same makes the comment false.

No, those who recovered from a confirmed natural infection will have broader and longer lasting immunity than someone who is vaccinated. Indeed, this data is generally taken from those who had a symptomatic infection because those who just got a PCR positive result could simply have been false positives.

And don't forget, those who recovered from an infection have higher and stable levels of IgA antibodies, so someone who has recovered from a confirmed natural infection is much less likely to get reinfected and transmit the virus than a vaccinated person.

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No, those who recovered from a confirmed natural infection will have broader and longer lasting immunity than someone who is vaccinated

No, that is not what the article you tried to misrepresent says about it, your extra explanation do not correct the problem only make an excuse for the study to have it (and it is not included anywhere as a justification, it comes completely out of your imagination). If the authors say your overgeneralization is false I would believe them much more over you, after all they are the ones that wrote the article.

IgA is also irrelevant until it is demonstrated it can be used as a surrogate for protection, plenty of vaccine candidates for other disease also produce elevations of IgA and none have replaced a previous vaccine, this is because IgA is not automatically an equivalent for protection as you mistakenly believe.

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I wonder if those who recovered from a natural infection will be treated like other unvaccinated people, despite being more immune than the vaccinated.

i guess all unvaccinated will in principle be treated the same.

Unless the organizers become aware of your findings.

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"I wonder if those who recovered from a natural infection will be treated like other unvaccinated people, despite being more immune than the vaccinated."

i guess all unvaccinated will in principle be treated the same.

Unless the organizers become aware of your findings.

It is not Raw Beer's finding, it is a well established scientific fact, though the vax thumpers prefer keeping this fact hidden.

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