IOC's Bach urges vaccine priority for 'those who keep us safe'

Thomas Bach, International Olympic Committee (IOC) President wearing a protective mask talks to journalists during a visit to Olympic and Paralympic village in Tokyo
Thomas Bach, International Olympic Committee (IOC) President wearing a protective mask talks to journalists during a visit to Olympic and Paralympic village in Tokyo

TOKYO (Reuters) - The International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach said on Tuesday that "those who keep us safe" should be given priority access to vaccinations against the coronavirus.

Bach was in Japan to meet Game organisers.

(Reporting by Jack Tarrant; Editing by Andrew Heavens)