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Japan’s first Covid-19 vaccines will go to health workers

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Tokyo, Feb 16 (EFE/EPA).- Japan will begin Wednesday to administer the Covid-19 vaccine to an initial group of 40,000 high-risk health workers, Taro Kono, the minister in charge of vaccination management in the country, said Tuesday.In an information session held on the eve of the start of the vaccination campaign in Japan, Kono said 20,000 doctors and nurses from 100 hospitals in the archipelago, half of whom will be vaccinated first, will participate in a study on potential side effects. and its frequency.Japanese skepticism of vaccines developed outside the country is high, following a series of serious side effects. (Camera: ARCHIVE).ARCHIVE FOOTAGE OF PEOPLE WALKING ON THE STREETS IN TOKYO, JAPAN.

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