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The Olympics could be a Covid-19 ‘super-evolutionary’ event

A year later than planned, the 2020 Summer Olympics kicked off in Tokyo today. For stakeholders, there was a huge incentive to make sure the Games happened in some form or another. But while around 85 percent of the people coming to Tokyo for the event are vaccinated, only 22 percent of Japanese people are. Coupled with the fact that cases have stayed relatively low in Japan,

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