TOKYO, Sept 4 (Reuters) - Japan’s government on Friday said it would bear the cost of providing coronavirus vaccines to the populace, as it aims for a comprehensive inoculation against the pandemic.
The government also said it planned to establish funds to compensate for possible side effects from vaccines. The plans were outlined in documents distributed at a briefing by Economy Minister Yasutoshi Nishimura, who also heads the coronavirus response. (Reporting by Rocky Swift; Editing by David Dolan and Toby Chopra)
Our Standards: The Thomson Reuters Trust Principles.