Belgian Olympians get priority vaccines ahead of Tokyo Games

<p>BRUSSELS &mdash; Belgian Olympians traveling to Japan for the Tokyo Games were promised priority treatment for COVID-19 vaccines on Monday.</p>
<p>The Belgian Olympic Committee said its 177 Olympic and 55 Paralympic athletes will get vaccine shots while most of the adult population of their age must still wait.</p>
<p>The Olympics are set to open on July 23.</p>
<p>“Because of the small group of athletes, the decision will have as good as no impact on the overall vaccination campaign,” the committee said in a statement.</p>
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