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Coronavirus: Japan starts vaccine roll-out; Auckland lockdown ends despite two new cases

Japan on Wednesday began Covid-19 vaccinations, starting with an initial group of 40,000 health workers before expanding the roll-out to the elderly and people with pre-existing medical conditions.The first shots were given at a state-run hospital in Tokyo, with vaccinations due to take place at 100 medical facilities across Japan by next week. The country has been relatively slow to launch inoculations against the novel coronavirus, starting its programme later than at least 70 other countries…

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