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Japan to roll out booster revaccination against Covid-19 From Dec 1: Reports

Japan to roll out booster revaccination against Covid-19 From Dec 1: Reports

Tokyo, Nov 16 (UNI/Sputnik) Revaccination against Covid-19 with a booster vaccine dose will be launched in Japan on December 1, Kyodo news agency reported on Monday.
On October 12, Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida announced the government was planning to start administering third doses of Covid-19 vaccine in Japan in December for everyone who has had more than eight months since the previous vaccination.
This measure is introduced after it had been approved by the Japan`s Commission of Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare, according to the agency. A vaccine manufactured by Pfizer/Biotech will be used for revaccination. People over the age of 18 will be able to get a third shot. Vaccination is especially recommended for those who have chronic diseases or work in areas with an increased risk of contracting Covid-19.

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Mortal remains of two Indians killed in Houthi attack to reach Amritsar tomorrow

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China warns away US warship in South China sea

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Japan confirms 46,199 daily Covid-19 cases

20 Jan 2022 | 11:20 PM

Tokyo, Jan 20 (UNI/Xinhua) Japan reported 46,199 daily Covid-19 cases on Thursday, setting a new record for the third day amid the country's "sixth wave" of infections with the rapid spread of the highly transmissible Omicron variant, according to an NHK tally based on data from local governments.

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