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Prime Minister Suga says Japan aims to secure vaccines for everyone in Japan by June

  • January 26, 2021
  • , Yomiuri, Nikkei, Sankei
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Nikkei, Yomiuri, and Sankei wrote that Prime Minister Suga stated during a Lower House Budget Committee session on Monday that the government is aiming to secure enough vaccine doses for everyone in Japan by June.


Yomiuri and Sankei wrote that the GOJ announced at a briefing to local governments on Monday it is planning to administer COVID-19 vaccines to roughly 36 million people aged 65 or older within three months. Meanwhile, NHK reported this morning that the MHLW is planning to vaccinate employees at elderly care facilities that meet certain requirements at the same time as the elderly in order to prevent clusters and outbreaks.

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