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As reported by the Telegraph, on Friday, the International Olympic Committee is in works with the World Health Organization (WHO) to get all athletes, involved in the upcoming Olympics 2021, vaccinated in order to save the Tokyo Games.


Amidst reports of cancellation of the summer games, the IOC boss is confident of fast-tracking the COVID-19 vaccination for the athletes to be participating in the Tokyo games, as stated by the report.


While the vaccination programmes have just begun in Europe and the USA, Japan is planning to start its distribution of the vaccines in late February.


Japan's Chief Cabinet Secretary Katsunobu Kato, on Tuesday, said that the public distribution of coronavirus vaccines is not a necessity for the Tokyo games to go ahead.


“We are considering comprehensive measures to hold a safe and secure games, even without making vaccines a condition,” he said in a news conference.


Due to the coronavirus-induced outbreak, that started in March last year, the Tokyo Olympics 2020 were postponed for the first time in history and has now been pushed to July 23, 2021.

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