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Japan to ready 1m doses of coronavirus vaccine for swift distribution

AnGes-led team ramps up capacity while product is still under development

Takara Bio will produce more precursors for AnGes's coronavirus vaccine. (Photo courtesy of Takara Bio)

KYOTO -- A team led by Japanese biotech venture AnGes will ready production capacity for 1 million doses of coronavirus vaccines by March, a fivefold increase from the original plan, in order to ensure swift access to the domestic population. 

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