COVID-19 Delta variant pushing Tokyo’s health system to the brink as city hosts Olympics | ABC News

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In the shadow of the Tokyo Olympics, COVID-19 infections are increasing to records never before seen in the Japanese capital, and doctors are fearing the collapse of the medical system.

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