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Tokyo Olympic organizing committee calls for deployment of 500 nurses

  • April 26, 2021
  • , Jiji
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Jiji reported that the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic organizing committee has filed a request with the Japan Nursing Association to dispatch some 500 nurses to the international sporting events, noting that concern is growing over whether enough healthcare providers can be secured to work at the Games amid the coronavirus pandemic. The organizing committee reportedly underscored that thorough preparations will be made to ensure that the Olympics will not have an adverse effect on hospital capacities.

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