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Universities will fully start administering third COVID-19 vaccine shots to students and staff later this month, and the education ministry is calling on more universities to consider such vaccinations.

On Monday, Hiroshima University became the first national university in the country to start giving booster shots. Initially, it planned to start the program on March 1, but moved up the schedule in response to the government’s policy of providing third shots early.

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