Two people have died in Japan after being vaccinated with contaminated Moderna shots, the country’s Health Ministry stated on Saturday. Both were men in their 30s, with one being reported before the vaccines were recalled, and the other one after. The precise causes of their deaths are currently under inquiry.
Japan decided to withdraw a lot of nearly 1.6 million doses of the Moderna vaccine on Thursday. Vaccination sites reported a foreign matter in the vials, suspected to be metallic particles