Japan announces free Covid-19 vaccines for the nation

Reporting record numbers of daily infections nationwide in recent weeks
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Japan passed a bill to provide Covid-19 vaccinations free of charge with all the costs covered by the central government covering.

The Japanese Upper House has been approved, having cleared the powerful lower house, which bring the law into effect.

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The bill was proposed 2 weeks ago by the Japan’s prime minister who said that the country was on “maximum alert” over Covid-19.

The move comes as Japan is currently hit by 3rd wave of infections, reporting record numbers of daily infections nationwide in recent weeks.

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