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The Tokyo Metropolitan Government said Monday it is considering implementing an online lottery system at a walk-in COVID-19 vaccination site for young people in the capital. The announcement came after thousands swarmed the site in its first days in operation.

Concerns are rising that the crowds forming around the vaccination site near JR Shibuya Station — where people line up to get tickets for a limited number of shots offered each day — could create a high-risk environment for spreading the virus.

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