Japan to begin issuing

Japan to begin issuing "vaccine passports" in July

Japan plans to allow municipalities to begin issuing "vaccine passports" from mid-July, with its top government spokesperson on Thursday referencing the documents' "prompt issuance." (32 minutes ago)

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