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More than half of Japan's residents have been fully vaccinated

12.09.2021 120 просмотров

Japan's Economic Recovery Minister Yasutoshi Nishimura has suggested that by the end of September, 60% of the country's population will be vaccinated with the second dose.


Japan's Economic Recovery Minister Yasutoshi Nishimura, who coordinates the activities of the central headquarters to combat the spread of the coronavirus, said on Sunday that more than 50% of the country's residents had been vaccinated with a second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.
< br> “I think the second dose rate is over 50%,” he told NHK. The minister also suggested that by the end of September, 60% of the country's population will have been vaccinated with the second dose, thanks to which the pace of vaccination in Japan will catch up with that of European countries.

Meanwhile, according to official statistics published on the website of the Prime Minister's Office Minister of Japan, to date, 49.8% (63 million) of the country's residents have received the second dose of the vaccine, and 61.9% (78.3 million) have received the first dose.

In Japan, vaccines from the British-Swedish company AstraZeneca are used , the American-German consortium of Pfizer and BioNTech, as well as the American company Moderna.

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