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COVID vaccines

Japan to probe links between two deaths and suspended Moderna jabs

Men in their 30s received shots from same line that produced contaminated batch

Japan halted the use of 1.6 million doses of Moderna COVID-19 last week due to concerns about contamination.   © Reuters

TOKYO -- Japan's health minister pledged Sunday to investigate what caused the deaths of two people injected with coronavirus vaccine from a batch later taken out of circulation due to contamination concerns.

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