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World Health Organization (WHO) published this video item, entitled “Sharing COVID-19 experiences: Spain and WHO working to make sports safe” – below is their description.
COVID-19 affected all sectors of society in Spain, including sports, one of the population’s most important areas of life. In response, the Spanish ministries of health and sports, following WHO guidelines, developed the “Safe Sports” initiative. With the aim to help sporting competitions resume safely, for athletes and staff, Spanish authorities have taken a risk-based approach to assessing the level of risk, finding solutions to address risks, and communicating those measures to the public. More information: https://bit.ly/3dIEWcFWorld Health Organization (WHO) YouTube Channel
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