Japan Suspends 1.6 Million Doses of Moderna Vaccine After Reports of Contamination

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  • pan suspended the use of more than 1.6 million doses of the Moderna vaccine Thursday following reports of contaminated vials.
  • Unspecified foreign matter was spotted in about 40 unused vials across eight vaccination sites in Japan over the last 10 days, according to local public broadcaster NHK.
  • Some doses from the contaminated lot have been administered to Japanese residents, though no safety concerns have been reported.