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Japan to start Covid vaccines despite syringe shortage – Yahoo News Australia

Japan will start coronavirus vaccinations next week, its prime minister said Wednesday, but it is scrambling to secure suitable syringes so doses won’t go to…

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Japan will start coronavirus vaccinations next week, its prime minister said Wednesday, but it is scrambling to secure suitable syringes so doses won’t go to waste.
The country has reached deals with three major drug firms to buy enough vaccine doses for its population of 126 million.
But it has not yet announced a detailed roll-out plan for the jabs, less than six months before the pandemic-postponed Olympics begin.
The Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine is likely to become the first jab approved for use…

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