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COVID vaccines

Japan to give millions more AstraZeneca shots to Asia

1m jabs for each Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand, Taiwan and Vietnam

TOKYO (Kyodo) -- Japan will donate 1 million coronavirus vaccine doses each to Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines and Thailand starting next week, Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi said Friday.

Tokyo will also offer 1 million doses each to Taiwan and Vietnam, in addition to the batches of 1.24 million and 1 million shots provided to them, respectively, earlier in the month, Motegi told a regular press conference.

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