Professor in Kobe University Kentaro Iwata, one of the greatest virologists of Japan, said that he was “extremely pessimistic” refers to the possibility of holding the Tokyo Olympics in 2021.
According to the Japan Times, Iwata explained his position: “For the Olympic games requires two conditions. First, it is necessary to provide complete control over COVID-19 in Japan. Secondly, to guarantee the same control over COVID-19 the rest of the world. Now, I’m sure that in Japan this is a target to the beginning of the Olympics in the summer of 2021 will solve it. But not sure that it will be solved in the world.”
Recall that the decision of the International Olympic Committee and the organizing Committee of the Games in Tokyo the new dates of the Olympic games from 23 July to 8 August 2021.deadline