Tennis number one Novak Djokovicrecently kicked out of Australia On Wednesday, the company manager explained that after a court dispute over his vaccination status, he became a co-founder and major shareholder of a biotech company working to treat Covid-19 disease.
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“He is one of the founders of my company, which was founded in June 2020,” Ivan Lonkarvich, director of Danish company QuantBioRes, told AFP.
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The biotech company’s bylaws show that Djokovic and his wife Jelena own 80 percent of QuantBioRes, which employs about 20 people in Denmark, Slovenia, Australia and the United Kingdom.
“Our goal is to develop a new technology to combat resistant viruses and bacteria, and we decided to use Covid as a demonstration,” he explained.
“If we can do that with Covid-19, we can do it with all the other viruses,” he added. Lunkarvich said that the association plans to launch clinical trials in Britain in the middle of this year.
Novak Djokovic, who had not been vaccinated against covid-19, did not meet the vaccination requirements according to the full schedule set by Australia and his visa was cancelled.
After a few days of feuding, the courts confirmed the tennis player was sent off and he left Melbourne on Sunday, unable to participate in the Australian Open, the first major tournament of the year. Agence France-Presse contacted a spokesman for Novak
Djokovic did not want to comment on his involvement with the Danish company.
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