97% of surveyed major Japan firms plan workplace COVID vaccinations

Economy Society

About 97 percent of 116 major Japanese companies responding to a survey have said they plan to conduct workplace COVID-19 vaccinations, covering at least 2 million people. The outcome of the Kyodo News survey, released Saturday, also showed that 59 percent of the companies either plan or have already decided to allow employees to have a "vaccination holiday" on the day of inoculation or the following day if they suffer side effects. As Japan looks to speed up the pace of its daily COVID-19 shots and expand eligibility to younger people, the government unveiled a plan earlier this month to allo...

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