World Health Organisation (WHO) executive director of health emergencies programme Michael Ryan said he is confident the Beijing Olympics will not cause a major outbreak. Photo: AFP
World Health Organisation (WHO) executive director of health emergencies programme Michael Ryan said he is confident the Beijing Olympics will not cause a major outbreak. Photo: AFP

Beijing 2022: WHO emergencies director ‘confident’ there won’t be an increased risk of Covid-19 because of Games

  • WHO’s Michael Ryan makes declarative statement on the safety of the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing and its ‘closed-loop management system’
  • Officials in China will impose daily testing for all attendees at the Olympics and look to quell any outbreak before it takes off through strict measures

Topic |   Beijing Winter Olympics 2022
World Health Organisation (WHO) executive director of health emergencies programme Michael Ryan said he is confident the Beijing Olympics will not cause a major outbreak. Photo: AFP
World Health Organisation (WHO) executive director of health emergencies programme Michael Ryan said he is confident the Beijing Olympics will not cause a major outbreak. Photo: AFP
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