After inspecting the vaccination site in Tokyo, Nishimura, the minister in charge of economic revitalization, told reporters, "The key is to hurry to inoculate elderly people who are at high risk of aggravation." He emphasized the idea of ​​doing everything in his power to finish the vaccination.

Regarding the vaccination of the new coronavirus, the Minister for Economic Revitalization Nishimura visited the mass vaccination site in Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo on the morning of the 27th and exchanged opinions with the mayor and the persons in charge.

After that, Minister Nishimura told reporters, "There is a report that Pfizer's vaccine is also effective for mutant strains occurring in India. It is the life of the people to inoculate elderly people at high risk of aggravation as soon as possible. It will be a big key to protect the elderly, "he emphasized the idea of ​​doing everything in his power to finish the vaccination of the elderly by the end of July.

On top of that, he said, "I would like to hurry up the examination, including inoculation in the workplace, so that the active generation can also take action at the next stage. In the meantime, it is important to carry out thorough inspections." He stated that he would proceed with preparations for inoculation of the general public and expand the tests by distributing antigen test kits to universities.