Japan to receive more than two mln COVID-19 vaccine doses in March

Japan launched its inoculation drive last week

  

TOKYO  - Japan will receive up to 2.3 million coronavirus vaccine doses from Pfizer Inc in March, the minister overseeing Japan's vaccination programme, Taro Kono, said on Wednesday.

Japan launched its inoculation drive last week. It has already taken delivery of over 800,000 doses.

(Reporting by Kiyoshi Takenaka; Editing by Kevin Liffey) ((kiyoshi.takenaka@thomsonreuters.com; +81 3 4563 2788;))

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