Étiqueté : Kyodo News


[Japon] Japan considers offering free COVID-19 vaccines to all residents

Cost of program to be borne fully by central government

TOKYO — The Japanese government is considering offering free coronavirus vaccines nationwide to all residents who want it, Nikkei has learned. Those at high risk of developing severe symptoms, notably the elderly and health care workers, will receive first priority for vaccination, which will later be expanded to others. The full cost of immunization will be paid for from the national budget to ensure smooth mass vaccination.


[Japon] Japan to secure COVID-19 vaccines by 1st half of 2021: Abe

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Friday Japan will aim to secure COVID-19 vaccinations for all citizens by the first half of 2021. Abe announced at a government meeting a set of measures against the novel coronavirus, which causes the COVID-19 respiratory illness, including increasing the country’s virus testing capacity ahead of the flu season.

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