A health worker in Tokyo receives a dose of a Covid-19 vaccine as Japan launches its inoculation campaign. Photo: EPA-EFE A health worker in Tokyo receives a dose of a Covid-19 vaccine as Japan launches its inoculation campaign. Photo: EPA-EFE
A health worker in Tokyo receives a dose of a Covid-19 vaccine as Japan launches its inoculation campaign. Photo: EPA-EFE

Coronavirus: Japan starts vaccine roll-out; Auckland lockdown ends despite two new cases

  • Frontline health workers will be the first to receive Covid-19 shots in Japan, followed by the elderly from April and then those with pre-existing conditions
  • Auckland was put in a three-day lockdown after the UK Covid-19 variant was found, and this was lifted despite two new local cases being reported

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A health worker in Tokyo receives a dose of a Covid-19 vaccine as Japan launches its inoculation campaign. Photo: EPA-EFE A health worker in Tokyo receives a dose of a Covid-19 vaccine as Japan launches its inoculation campaign. Photo: EPA-EFE
A health worker in Tokyo receives a dose of a Covid-19 vaccine as Japan launches its inoculation campaign. Photo: EPA-EFE
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