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Yoshida Manabu tapped as MHLW vice-minister

  • October 2, 2021
  • , Yomiuri , p. 4
  • JMH Translation

At a Cabinet meeting on Oct. 1, the government approved a plan to appoint head of the novel coronavirus response office Yoshida Manabu to succeed Tarumi Hideki as vice-minister of health, labour and welfare as of the same day.


Yoshida graduated from Kyoto University’s Faculty of Law in 1984 and has served as a Cabinet Secretariat councillor and head of the novel coronavirus response office. He is originally from Aichi Prefecture and is 59 years old. (Abridged)

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