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Japan secures extra Pfizer vaccine doses for 25 mil people

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Why wait until the 20th when they already know they will approve them ?? Just hurry up and get the people vaccinated so life can go back to normal and save some lives.

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Exactly and why blame yourselves when the voters will accept any lies you spin. What is the real reason for delays - corruption

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Good to know ... use 'em, now, the sooner, the better.

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Japan secures extra Pfizer vaccine doses for 25 mil people

More vaccines stocks means more storage is needed also more people will involved. What's happen to current stock? Some of them got wasted since someone not closed refrigerator properly.

That's reported in this news:

https://www3.nhk.or.jp/news/html/20210513/k10013028511000.html

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Why wait until the 20th when they already know they will approve them ?? 

To show that the decision was made after a lengthy deliberation. TIJ.

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Yesterday - 'Vaccine chief Kono blames drug approval system for slow inoculation drive'

Today - 'The Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare is expected to deliberate on the approval May 20.

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More vaccines stocks means more storage is needed also more people will involved. What's happen to current stock?

There will be weekly orders. They don't show up all at once. Put as many into arms ASAP and trust that more will arrive between 3-6 weeks later.

BTW, what is the alternative? Your plan?

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You can stock all the vaccine in the world, and it wont mean anything, as long as it just sits there and doesnt get into the arms of the people!

PR bs!

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Right now the point is to distribute what you already have, not simply fill the freezers.

It is like telling starving people you will order more food and put it in the deep freeze.

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Would someone remind us of why a "vaccine" is needed for something that has a 99.97% survival rate?

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Well done PM Suga! The Japanese government is the best.

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Keep an eye on the daily reports of new vaccinations people. May 13th, they just inched up over 300,000. Still a long way off from 1 million per day.

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Get those long term storage freezers ready!

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Would someone remind us of why a "vaccine" is needed for something that has a 99.97% survival rate?

There are hysterical types having meltdowns on both sides of this. Those shouting about ‘genocide’ and worse, the most delirious - anti-vaxxers. Both are to be ignored and many in the latter group need psychiatric help.

The fact is the Japanese government are going to continue disrupting lives and destroying livelihoods until the numbers come down. Looking at countries where the vaccination roll-out has been quicker, vaccines look the best way to get back to normal.

Did you read about people dying in a nursing home in Osaka after Covid swept through it?

Get the vaccines into the arms of the elderly right now.

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Would someone remind us of why a "vaccine" is needed for something that has a 99.97% survival rate?

Have you seen the long term damage it can do to your lungs if you get it?

Have you seen what's happening in India?

It's just a jab in the arm. Don't be frightened of the vaccine.

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Japan secures extra Pfizer vaccine doses for 25 mil people

It is absolutely pointless annnouncing extra vaccines will be arriving, without actually PUTTING THEM IN PEOPLES ARMS!

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Would someone remind us of why a "vaccine" is needed for something that has a 99.97% survival rate?

1.36% is the death rate I've calculated for Tokyo.

1.96% is for the entire country - so the 99.97% survival is old data.

What is the acceptable death count from a preventable virus?

What is the accepted number of missed days from work due to illness from a preventable virus?

The approved vaccines effectively prevent the need for hospitalization. That means more hospital beds for the most serious people and medical professionals aren't overwhelmed with thousands more preventable cases.

But you can be selfish, if you like.

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Would someone remind us of why a "vaccine" is needed for something that has a 99.97% survival rate?

Would someone remind you what a pandemic is? So 11,000 deaths in Japan is too few to matter? How about 600,000 in the USA, still too few? I am sure the families of the dead would agree with you that their loss is not real as it is not important statistically to you. Comments like this are the reason why half the deaths from Covid have occurred. JT should ban such dangerous uninformed propaganda.

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Now they are going to have to build new facilities to stockpile these vaccines and probably a separate place to dispose of them after they pass their expiry date.

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Its all business guys, like making people having to spend 30.000 yen for taking a PCR test before traveling overseas, the government is acting like criminals here! Same story wth vaccines they make us believe that these are real vaccines it makes me laugh really! They have to get money from somewhere and obviously the ones who pay is always the mass innocents i only hope one day everything will turn on to them and pay bitterly for what they are causing!!

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Secures? That’s still only a buying option. Securing would mean, they are already delivered and really available, put into the own fridges or distributed and vaccinated.

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SPEED VACCINATIONS ASAP !!.. Thanks..

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