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Over 60% of people in Japan are dissatisfied with the progress of the nation's COVID-19 vaccine rollout that is trailing many developed countries, a Kyodo News poll showed, with a little more than 100 days to go before the opening of the Tokyo Olympics.

The figure of 60.3% in the nationwide telephone poll conducted from Saturday through Monday compared with 36.5% who said they were satisfied. The country began inoculating about 36 million people aged 65 or older on Monday after beginning its campaign with health care workers on Feb. 17.

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