• Kyodo, Jiji


Over half of Japan's population has received their third dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, with 86.9% of those age 65 and above triple vaccinated, government data showed Monday.

But vaccination rates among younger people still remain low relative to the general population, with only 30.1% and 33.2% of those in their 20s and 30s, respectively, having received their booster shots.

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