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Japanese professor 'very pessimistic' Olympics will happen

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I agree, it's too soon and should simply not go ahead as the world has serious problems to deal with right now. Countries must come together to make life for everyone healthier. Covid-19 will still be around next summer and that, is why it should be canceled completely.

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I'd say its a 50:50 at best

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Sadly, it is a very tight time frame for the entire world to recover, with the virus under control and/or a vaccine rolled out everywhere.

Tokyo-Sapporo 2022.

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There can be no mass gatherings until a vaccine is found; sport, cinemas, concerts, theatres etc will be the last areas to have restrictions lifted. A very optimistic timeline for a vaccine available to all is 18 months at the very least. If the Games do go ahead, it will be a very slimmed down version. Don’t repeat the recent, damaging farce of postponing the Olympics.

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Depressing thought there might not be any football for 18 months.

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Still talking abt the olympics ???.

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Didnt this guy already get his 15mins of fame or just stating tje obvious now.

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"Holding the Olympics needs two conditions; one, controlling COVID-19 in Japan, and controlling COVID-19 everywhere."

Next year will prolly be COVID-20, but it will be kept under control.

"The vaccine will be the game-changer - an effective, affordable, available vaccine.

It won't be available in time for the Olympics, and it won't be affordable. Hydroxychloroquine is available now, cheap and effective in many cases.

To punish the Chinese government for their despicable lying and covering-up, they should be banned from the 2021 Olympics. If they apologize and behave, they can join the 2024 Olympics.

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To punish the Chinese government for their despicable lying and covering-up, they should be banned from the 2021 Olympics. If they apologize and behave, they can join the 2024 Olympics.

How about the the 2022 Beijing Games? Ban China from that too? lol

Hydroxychloroquine is available now, cheap and effective in many cases.

We need to see peer reviewed studies that Hydroxychloroquine has been proven to be effective in treating Covid-19. Can you please cite a few?

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@Serrano. I agree 100%. Ban China from the next summer Olympics and take the 2022 Games away from Beijing. The communist government must be punished in every way possible for covering this up.

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I believe the Chinese cover-up was quite short lived, unlike the Japanese refusal face reality.

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