The head of the British Olympics will talk to the government about vaccination of athletes before the Tokyo Olympics … they will ask all athletes to receive both doses before flying to Japan
- All adults in the UK will be offered a first dose by late July
- When the priority group receives the vaccine, distribute the vaccine by age
- Under that plan, every British athlete going to Tokyo will get at most one jab.
- Team GB wants to receive both doses before competitors fly to Japan
The UK Olympic chief tells the government how to give athletes a complete vaccination before the Tokyo Olympics.
After being vaccinated in the priority group by mid-April, age, not occupation, will determine who will be vaccinated next, and all adults will be vaccinated for the first time by late July.
Under that timetable, almost every athlete on the 375+ team Olympic Starting July 23, there is a 12 week delay between doses.
Former Conservative Sir Hugh Robertson is President of the British Olympic Association
Sprinter Dina Asher-Smith is one of Britain’s big medal hopes for the Olympics.
The International Olympic Committee does not mandate vaccinations, and Team GB has previously insisted that their stars do not jump in front of vulnerable people.
However, when Phase 2 of the deployment begins, they ask how Olympic athletes can take two doses before flying to Japan.
Prior to the Tokyo Olympics, the British Olympic chief talks to the government about vaccination of athletes
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