Japan govt panel says people aged 65 or older should get priority on COVID-19 vaccine

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TOKYO (Reuters) – A Japanese health ministry panel said on Friday the elderly aged 65 or older should be given priority to get vaccinated against COVID-19.

The panel also said people with underlying conditions including chronic heart disease, chronic respiratory disease and chronic kidney disease, among others, should also be given priority to receive the COVID-19 vaccine.

Japan govt panel says people aged 65 or older should get priority on COVID-19 vaccine

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