Tokyo Olympics Organizers Vague on Virus Countermeasures

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TOKYO (Kyodo) — The Tokyo Olympic organizing committee has assured athletes and fans there will be “absolutely no cancelation” of the 2020 Summer Games due to the coronavirus outbreak, but has yet to fully explain how it will use “every possible measure” to mitigate the threat.

With less than six months until the games kick off in Japan, the international community continues to struggle with the deadly virus, which originated in Wuhan, China, in December and causes pneumonia-like symptoms.

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