Protesters in Tokyo shout slogans during a rally on Sunday against the Olympic Games. Photo: EPA Protesters in Tokyo shout slogans during a rally on Sunday against the Olympic Games. Photo: EPA
Protesters in Tokyo shout slogans during a rally on Sunday against the Olympic Games. Photo: EPA

Tokyo Olympics: public opposition wanes, but doctors still worry Games will worsen Japan’s coronavirus crisis

  • As Japan’s fourth wave of infections recedes, a new poll has found a majority of the public in favour of the Games going ahead as planned from July 23
  • Medical professionals are concerned about new variants and a probable fifth spike in cases, however. Cancelling would cost Japan an estimated US$16.5 billion

Topic |   Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games
Protesters in Tokyo shout slogans during a rally on Sunday against the Olympic Games. Photo: EPA Protesters in Tokyo shout slogans during a rally on Sunday against the Olympic Games. Photo: EPA
Protesters in Tokyo shout slogans during a rally on Sunday against the Olympic Games. Photo: EPA
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