Foreign substances are being discovered one after another in Moderna's Corona 19 vaccine imported and inoculated by Japan.

According to the Yomiuri Shimbun, foreign substances were consecutively confirmed in the Moderna vaccine, which was scheduled to be used in the afternoon of the 28th, at the regional vaccination center installed in Naha, Okinawa Prefecture.

The foreign body was black, and was confirmed by naked eye examination before use in one small bottle containing the vaccine and two syringes filled with the vaccine.

As a result, inoculation was stopped, and a translucent pink foreign substance was also found in another syringe filled with the vaccine during the subsequent confirmation process.

Okinawa Prefecture authorities said 415 people had been vaccinated before the vaccination was stopped, but no one reported any health damage.

Earlier, on the 26th, the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare issued an order to suspend use of the lot number and the vaccine manufactured at this factory, saying that foreign substances that looked like metal were found in 39 bottles with the same lot number among the Moderna vaccines imported from Spain. There is.

It is known that the Moderna vaccine, in which foreign substances were found in Okinawa Prefecture, has a different lot number from the vaccine the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare requested to discontinue.