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Tokyo 2020 Olympics

Will the Olympics be 'safe and secure' or a superspreader event?

One month before opening, organizers implement measures to minimize risks

The main dining hall at the Olympic village can seat 3,000 but athletes are expected to dine alone and at a distance of 2m from the next person.   © Reuters

TOKYO -- Some 15,000 athletes and 53,000 officials from 207 countries are expected to enter Japan over the next few weeks for the Tokyo Olympics that are now just a month away.

While some medical experts have warned the games could result in superspreader events, organizers and political leaders in Japan insist they are taking measures to ensure everyone would be "safe and secure."

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