IOC ‘not considering’ COVID-19 vaccine as it pushes ahead with Tokyo Olympics planning | ABC News

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    One of the International Olympic Committee’s most senior officials says the Tokyo Olympic Games will go ahead even if athletes cannot be vaccinated.

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