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Moderna Inc. and Takeda Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd on Wednesday said they are working with Japanese authorities to recall three batches of COVID-19 vaccine after an investigation found stainless steel contaminants in some vials.

Authorities had suspended use of the three batches of Moderna shots containing 1.63 million doses last week after being notified of the contamination issue.

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