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The central government will give prefectures under the coronavirus state of emergency priority for receiving Moderna Inc.’s COVID-19 vaccine, said Taro Kono, who is overseeing the country’s vaccination rollout.

The state of emergency, covering 13 prefectures, including Tokyo and neighboring Saitama, Chiba and Kanagawa, is set to run through Sept. 12.

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