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“I believe in vaccination, it’s something fantastic”

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has spoken about whether his country will let Novak Djokovic into the Wimbledon tournament, saying he believes everyone should be vaccinated because it’s “fantastic”.

It’s not responsive, however; for uncertainty about whether the world number one will be able to play a third Grand Slam of the season in June, despite current UK law allowing unvaccinated people to enter, as long as they give a negative PCR before traveling and perform a ten day quarantine in which two PCRs others must be done, on the second and eighth day.

In the case of going to London, Djokovic will be able to bypass the confinement by PCR on the fifth day of his arrival.

“It’s important for Australian authorities to make their own decisions. All I’m going to say about the Djokovic issue, against whom, by the way, I’ve played tennis, pretty well, is that I believe in vaccinations and that’s something fantastic,” he said. Johnson.

“I think everyone should trust this program (vaccination), because it allows this country to become one of the best economies in Europe and, at the same time, protects the whole world. This has great advantages,” added the first Minister. .

Documents emerging from the trial that Djokovic won in Melbourne reveal the Serb was not vaccinated, which could complicate his journey on the circuit. For now, both Roland Garros and Wimbledon, the next two Grand Slams of the season, have nothing against the Serb’s arrival.


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