Tour de France: the recipe for disaster, warns a public health expert | sport


Devi Sridhar, President of Global Public Health at the University of Edinburgh and also advise the Scottish Government on key pandemic Covid-19, described the project to ride the Tour de France in August as a “recipe for disaster.”

“The wise thing to do is to cancel this year,” said Sridhar. “It is a painful decision but they have no choice. “

The Tour was moved this week from its original start date to the end of June a new Grand Nice Departure August 29, following the prohibition of any major public event until July 11 by the French president, Emmanuel Macron.


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