El equipo de EE. UU. Exigirá la vacuna COVID para los atletas que asistan a los Juegos de Invierno: 'Pandemic is far from over'

USOPC announced on its sitio web that all employers, los atletas y contratistas deberán estar completamente vacunados contra COVID-19 antes de noviembre. 1 para acceder a las instalaciones de entrenamiento olímpico y que “all Team USA delegation members or hopefuls for future Gamesmust be fully vaccinated by Dec.1.

IOC URGES OLYMPIC TEAMS TO ASK FOR MORE VACCINES

The health and well-being of our Olympic and Paralympic community continues to be a top priority. This step will increase our ability to create a safe and productive environment for Team USA athletes and staff, and allow us to restore consistency in planning, preparation and optimal service to athletes.

Team USA will allow for medical or religious exemptions and those granted them must undergo daily testing for any Olympic-related events or activities and follow strict safety protocols.

HAGA CLIC AQUÍ PARA OBTENER MÁS COBERTURA DEPORTIVA .

The stark reality is that this pandemic is far from over,” CEO Sarah Hirshland wrote in a letter obtained by the Associated Press. “This step will increase our ability to create a safe and productive environment for Team USA athletes and staff, and allow us to restore consistency in planning, preparation and service to athletes.

The International Olympic Committee has been encouraging vaccines but did not require them for athletes who competed in the Summer Olympics. The USOPC followed that in strongly recommending the vaccines but not requiring them.

A principios de este año, alrededor 83% of the more than 600 American athletes who qualified for Tokyo got the shots in time for the Summer Games, according to the USOPC’s final count. The IOC estimated about 85% of all athletes in the Olympic village had been vaccinated.

NOSOTROS. swimmer Michael Andrew was among the most vocal about his decision not to get the vaccine ahead of the Summer Games.

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