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Japan aims to vaccinate all those who want shots by Oct-Nov, says PM

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By Reuters
Japan aims to vaccinate all those who want shots by Oct-Nov, says PM
Japan aims to vaccinate all those who want shots by Oct-Nov, says PM   -   Copyright  Thomson Reuters 2021

TOKYO – Japan plans to finish vaccinating all citizens who have applied for shots by October-November, Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga said during a debate between party leaders on Wednesday.

Less than 50 days before the scheduled start of the Tokyo Olympics, Japan has vaccinated about 11% of its ppopulation with at least one dose, a slow rollout compared with other advanced economies.