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Japan Aims to Finish COVID-19 Vaccinations by Autumn: PM Suga

Japan Aims to Finish COVID-19 Vaccinations by Autumn: PM Suga

   Tokyo, June 9 (Jiji Press)--Japan aims to finish COVID-19 vaccinations by October or November for all citizens who hope to get vaccinated, Prime Minister Yosihhide Suga said in a closely watched parliamentary debate with opposition leaders on Wednesday.
   Suga said the country is seen exceeding 40 million vaccine shots at least by the end of this month.
   The prime minister also expressed hopes that the Tokyo Olympics will send a message that the world has overcome challenges from the coronavirus that causes COVID-19.
   The parliamentary debate between the prime minister and opposition leaders was the first since June 2019, before Suga took office last September.

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