CORRECTED: Main events scheduled for Monday, May 17

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Main events scheduled in Japan for Monday, May 17: -- Supreme Court to hand down rulings at 3 p.m. on four damages claims by former construction workers and their bereaved families against the state and asbestos fiber manufacturers for causing health problems such as lung cancer, mesothelioma. -- Defense Ministry to start receiving reservations for coronavirus vaccines for elderly at large-scale vaccination centers to be located in Tokyo and Osaka and staffed by Self-Defense Forces doctors and nurses.

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