(BREITBART) – On Tuesday, U.S. Olympics authorities unveiled a coronavirus vaccine mandate for all American participants at the coming 2022 Beijing Winter Games.
U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Committee said that all athletes, staffers, and contractors would be required to be fully vaccinated by November 1 to qualify to attend the games. The USOPC added that “all Team USA delegation members or hopefuls for future Games” must be fully vaccinated by Dec. 1.
“The health and well-being of our Olympic and Paralympic community continues to be a top priority,” the committee said in a statement according to the New York Post. “This step will increase our ability to create a safe and productive environment for Team USA athletes and staff and allow us to restore consistency in planning, preparation, and optimal service to athletes.”
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