Tokyo vaccination centre to offer shots to younger people as Olympics loom-media

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TOKYO (Reuters) – A mass vaccination centre in Tokyo will begin booking COVID-19 shots for people under 65 years old from Saturday, the Sankei Newspaper reported on Thursday, as Japan ramps up efforts to inoculate people before the 2020 Olympics open next month. Japan began vaccinating frontline health workers and elderly people in February, but the slow pace compared with other major industrialised nations has spurred calls for the Tokyo Games to be delayed again or cancelled. Many Japanese are worried the country is unprepared to host tens of thousands of foreign athletes and Olympic officia…

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