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Whatever Novak Djokovic thinks of the Covid vaccine is really irrelevant

Novak Djokovic does not have to be a role model. It is not his job to be a public health ambassador. Photograph: Darrian Traynor/Getty Images

Novak Djokovic does not have to be a role model. It is not his job to be a public health ambassador. Photograph: Darrian Traynor/Getty Images

On the outskirts of Visoko, a small city in Bosnia and Herzegovina, is a cluster of hills believed by a few thousand tourists to be ancient, man-made pyramids with healing properties.

Among the proponents of the theory is current world number one tennis player Novak Djokovic. Unfortunately, the geological consensus is that the so-called Bosnian pyramids are just uniquely shaped hills.

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