2021-09-01

Japan finds foreign body mixed with Modena vaccine and has suspended the use of 1.63 million doses

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China News Service, September 1st. According to Japanese media reports, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan, announced on August 31 that in a large-scale vaccination site for the new crown vaccine set up in the county, it was found that there were vaccine bottles produced by Modena in the United States. Black foreign body. Moreover, this batch of vaccine is different from the vaccine batch that Japan’s Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare previously announced that there may be foreign body contamination.

Japan finds foreign body mixed with Modena vaccine and has suspended the use of 1.63 million doses

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According to Japan’s “Asahi Shimbun” report, at 2 pm on August 31, at a new crown vaccination site in Kokita District, Yokohama City, pharmacists were trying to transfer the vaccine liquid from the bottle to the syringe. At that time, a black foreign body was found in it.

The report also said that as of August 30, approximately 3,800 people had been vaccinated with the same batch of Modena vaccine. So far, the vaccine has not been found to cause any health hazards.

On August 28, the large-scale COVID-19 vaccination center in Okinawa Prefecture, Japan, also found impurities in a batch of Modena vaccine, and the county has decided to stop vaccination midway.

On August 26, the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare of Japan stated that multiple vaccination sites reported that foreign bodies were found in unused Modena vaccine, and the government decided to suspend the use of 1.63 million doses of the vaccine.