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PM Suga says Japan plans to start vaccinations in mid-February

/ 07:36 PM February 02, 2021
PM Suga says Japan plans to start vaccinations in mid-February

FILE PHOTO: Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga speaks during a meeting of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) infection control headquarters at the prime minister’s office in Tokyo, Japan January 22, 2021. Kazuhiro Nogi/Pool via REUTERS/File Photo

TOKYO Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga said Tuesday that Japan planned to begin Covid-19 vaccinations in mid-February, which would be earlier than original plans to start at the end of this month.

Suga was speaking at a news conference at which he announced the government’s decision to extend a Covid-19 state of emergency in Tokyo and other areas.

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