Suga Receives Second Dose of COVID-19 Vaccine


Tokyo, April 6 (Jiji Press)--Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga received the second dose of U.S. drugmaker Pfizer Inc.'s COVID-19 vaccine in Tokyo on Tuesday.

The prime minister got vaccinated before his first face-to-face meeting with U.S. President Joe Biden in the United States set for April 16.

Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine requires two shots, three weeks apart, to work effectively.

Suga received the first inoculation on March 16.


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