Regarding the third vaccination of the new corona vaccine, Minister Horiuchi has announced that he will secure 8 million new Pfizer vaccines and deliver them to local governments from next month.

With regard to the third dose of the new corona vaccine, the government has secured 108.2 million vaccines, which is roughly the required amount.



In connection with this, the Minister of Vaccine Horiuchi announced at a press conference that he would secure 8 million new Pfizer vaccines and deliver them to local governments from next month.

Minister Horiuchi said, "I want people involved in local governments and medical institutions to proceed with vaccination without worrying about vaccine shortages."



Meanwhile, Minister Horiuchi visited a medical institution in Minato-ku, Tokyo on the morning of the 1st, where children aged 5 to 11 are vaccinated.



After the visit, Minister Horiuchi told reporters, "It is meaningful for children to get vaccinated to prevent domestic infections. Especially, children with underlying illnesses may become seriously ill when infected. I would like you to be vaccinated if possible. "

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