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The government reopened a mass COVID-19 vaccination center in Tokyo on Monday to speed up administering third shots to cope with the new wave of infections driven by the highly transmissible omicron variant.

The center, which opens amid criticism that the government has been slow to offer booster shots, will be run by the Self-Defense Forces and will offer Moderna Inc.’s vaccine to people age 18 or above.

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