Novak Djokovic has moved to share he would rather miss Wimbledon and the French Open than get vaccinated.
The Serb made the claims about the Covid vaccine after his Australia Open row.
He said: “The principles of decision making on my body are more important than any title.”
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“I was never against vaccination,” hey told the BBC.
“But I’ve always supported the freedom to choose what you put in your body.”
He added: “Because the principles of decision making on my body are more important than any title or anything else. I’m trying to be in tune with my body as much as I possibly can.”
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He continued: “I was never against vaccination. I understand that globally, everyone is trying to put a big effort into handling this virus and seeing, hopefully, an end soon to this virus.”
In January he told an Australian Border Force official that he was not vaccinated, according to an interview transcript that was published from legal records later that month.
The tennis star previously said that he is not specifically against all kinds of vaccines, but that he is against forced vaccinations that use certain specific vaccines that he may not want, and that he prefers vaccines that have few side effects.
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