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Coronavirus

Japan searches for 11,000 physicians to administer vaccinations

Mass inoculations to begin next week

The city of Kawasaki and the health ministry conduct a vaccination dry run to prepare for mass inoculation against the coronavirus.   © Kyodo

TOKYO -- Japanese localities have begun a scramble to secure medical personal to carry out a mass vaccination campaign against the coronavirus slated to start next week, with estimates predicting that 11,000 physicians are needed per day nationwide.

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