• Reuters


Japan will receive all the COVID-19 vaccines it has purchased for this year from Pfizer and BioNTech, the latter firm’s head said Tuesday amid worries that delivery schedules may be disrupted by global wrangling over supplies.

Taro Kono, Japan’s vaccine czar said last week that export controls imposed by the European Union, where some vaccines are made, could delay the nation’s inoculation effort.

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