PBS NewsHour

Japanese public worried Olympics may be superspreader event

Clip: 07/08/2021 | 8m 17s | Video has closed captioning.

The decision to bar spectators from Olympic events in Tokyo, Japan comes two weeks before the games, citing the risk of COVID-19. Only 15% of the country's population is fully vaccinated. How will it affect the games? Christine Brennan, a sports columnist for USA Today, and Sheila Smith, a senior fellow for Asia Pacific studies at the Council on Foreign Relations join Judy Woodruff to discuss.

Aired: 07/08/21

Rating: NR

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