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Virus cure, treatment a priority for Tokyo Games
ESPN | 26/05/2020 11:42 AM | Click to read full article
Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says the swift development of vaccines and effective treatments for the coronavirus are priorities toward achieving the Tokyo Olympics next year. Abe says recovery from the coronavirus pandemic only in Japan would not be enough to hold the Games because the event involves spectators and athletes from around the world. Japan and the International Olympic Committee have agreed to postpone the Games by one year to July 2021.