The vaccine of the new coronavirus, the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare, to begin the vaccination to health care workers to the prospect of the end of February next year, it found that an instruction to establish a system to local governments.
The elderly to the prospect of the end of March, other people's policy is to ensure the vaccination system in April.
The Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare has signed contracts with three European and American pharmaceutical companies to receive the vaccine if the new coronavirus vaccine is successfully developed, and has indicated that it will start vaccination in the first half of next year.
Under these circumstances, the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare presented a draft plan for improving the vaccination system to prefectures and municipalities nationwide on the 18th.
If you more to it, ▽ next year to 10,000 people about health care workers in advance of the end of February to prospect, to develop a system that can start a vaccination to about 300 million people of health care workers remain in the prospect of the mid-March ▽ I will.
It followed to ensure a system that can be inoculated in prospect in the elderly ▽ late March, ▽ that for other people's policy to start the vaccination on or after April while priority and people with underlying disease.
The Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare will instruct the municipalities to select the vaccination site and prepare the coupons necessary for vaccination in line with the draft of this plan, and will hold a briefing session for local governments in January next year. ..