Why Japan took a long time to roll out vaccinations

TOKYO (AP) – The rollout in Japan of COVID-19 vaccines began late in mid-February, months behind the United States and many other countries. Officials blamed a Pfizer Inc. vaccine shortage in Europe as the main culprit for the delay. But three months later, as shipments stabilize and authorities try to …

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Japan to first mention Taiwan’s stability in defense report

Japan will first mention the importance of stability in the Taiwan Strait in its next annual defense report, as Chinese military pressure on the autonomous island intensifies, a draft report showed Thursday. document. “The stability of the situation around Taiwan is important for the security of Japan and the stability …

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