Japan suspends 1.6 million doses of Moderna shot

Japan suspends 1.6 million doses of Moderna shot

japan has suspended use of 1.63 million doses of the moderna shot the move comes more than a week after domestic distributor takeda received reports of contaminants in some vials on thursday japanese prime minister yoshihide suga sought to reassure citizens over the use of the moderna vaccines he said the country’s inoculation rollout would not be significantly hit i have received a specific report from the health ministry about contaminants in moderna’s covid19 vaccine i have instructed the health ministry to deal with the issue considering safety as a priority after analyzing the current situation although i haven’t got a detailed report as a conclusion i received a report that it wouldn’t have a significant impact on our inoculation plan both japan and moderna said the suspension was just a precaution but the move prompted several japanese companies to cancel worker vaccinations planned for thursday moderner said the contamination could be due to an issue in one of the production lines at its contract manufacturing site in spain japanese officials say some shots from the affected lot have been used but didn’t say how many individuals were affected the country is battling its worst wave of infections driven by the delta variant it’s inoculated 54 of the population with at least one dose and fully vaccinated 43 according to a reuters vaccine tracker
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Japan suspends 1.6 million doses of Moderna shot

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