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Japan has administered more than 100 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines and surpassed the U.S. in the proportion of older people fully vaccinated, according to government figures released Tuesday.

The vaccination milestone comes as Japan, like many other nations, is in the midst of a fresh wave of coronavirus infections attributed to the delta variant. Japan and Tokyo have reported record daily infection numbers for several days this month, as the Summer Olympics drew to a close.

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