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COVID vaccines

Japan PM to meet with Pfizer CEO to quicken vaccine supplies

Suga pushes to secure more shots in August as immunization drive slows

Japan's total vaccination rate is the lowest in the Group of Seven.   © Reuters

TOKYO -- Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga intends to meet with Pfizer Chairman and CEO Albert Bourla here as early as Friday, seeking faster delivery of coronavirus vaccine shipments as infections rise in the Olympic host city.

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