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Tokyo Olympics: Japanese firms, universities join Covid-19 vaccine drive, but is it too little, too late?

Stung by criticism of the slow roll-out of its coronavirus vaccination programme, the Japanese government has announced new plans for companies and universities to arrange jabs for their staff, students and faculty, while the Tokyo Metropolitan Government is planning to open five more large venues to serve as mass vaccination sites. Official statistics indicate that nearly 11 million people in Japan have received a first dose of the vaccine, some 8.7 per cent of the 126 million population, and…

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