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Japan to join international framework to procure coronavirus vaccines

  • September 2, 2020
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All national dailies wrote that Health Minister Kato said at a news conference on Tuesday that Japan will join the COVAX Facility, an international framework that aims to guarantee equitable global access to potential vaccines for the novel coronavirus. The framework is planning to supply 2 billion doses of COVID-19 vaccines worldwide by the end of 2021. Kato told reporters that this is one way to procure vaccines and will also allow Japan to contribute to efforts to distribute vaccines in a fair and globally accessible manner.

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