A vial of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine against Covid-19. Photo: AP A vial of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine against Covid-19. Photo: AP
A vial of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine against Covid-19. Photo: AP

Coronavirus: Japan plans to move ahead to approve Pfizer vaccine ahead of schedule

  • With an acceleration of its administrative procedures, the government is considering starting vaccinations on February 17
  • Ahead of the formal approval, a health ministry panel is expected to hold a meeting on Friday

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A vial of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine against Covid-19. Photo: AP A vial of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine against Covid-19. Photo: AP
A vial of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine against Covid-19. Photo: AP
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