Beijing’s plans to ensure next month’s 2022 Winter Olympics go ahead safely during the COVID-19 pandemic look strong, the World Health Organization said Thursday.
WHO emergencies director Michael Ryan said the UN health agency had worked with the International Olympic Committee to provide technical advice on the safe hosting of the Games.
“The Chinese authorities have very strict measures in place, and they’ve released a series of different playbooks. We continue to review those playbooks with the IOC,” he told a news conference.
“I’m confident that given the information we have, that the measures that are in place for the Games are very strict and very strong and we don’t, at this point, see any…