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

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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