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With 100 days left until the Tokyo Paralympic Games, International Paralympic Committee President Andrew Parsons says strong coronavirus countermeasures, including a big reduction in the number of guests and officials, will ensure the safety of participants and the Japanese public.

The IPC chief spoke to Kyodo News as some countries are seeing the light at the end of the pandemic tunnel thanks to widespread immunization campaigns and mitigation efforts, but with Japan mired in its so-called “fourth wave” of infections.

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