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Japan says to bear cost of coronavirus vaccines for populace

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)

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