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What should I be careful about with vaccination?

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Is there anyone who cannot be vaccinated?

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In general, following people cannot be vaccinated.
Ask your doctor or medical institutions nearby, if the person getting the vaccine;
・Has clearly have a fever before vaccination
・Has a serious acute illness
・Has a past medical history of anaphylaxis or other severe hypersensitivity to vaccine ingredients
・Has who shouldn't get vaccinated in other reasons
*For further information, please check here.
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Is there anyone who need to be careful to get vaccinated?

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In general, people like the following are asked to undergo a prevaccination check by a doctor after filling out the medical questionnaire.
・Person who have diagnosed with immunodeficiency, or has a close relative with congenital immunodeficiency
・Person with an underlying disease such as heart, kidney, or liver disease, hematopathy, or developmentally disorders
・Person who has had a suspected allergic reaction in the past vaccination, such as a high fever or systemic rash within two days after vaccination
・Person who has suffered convulsions in the past
・Person with a potential for allergic reaction to a vaccine ingredient
*For more information, please check here.
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Can I be vaccinated when I have a fever?

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With a fever of 37.5℃ or above, you cannot be vaccinated.
Even when your temperature is below 37.5℃, you cannot be vaccinated if the doctor judged it's above your normal temperature.
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Can I be vaccinated even though I have an underlying condition (chronic illness)?

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In most cases even those with chronic illnesses can be vaccinated, but it is probably better to avoid vaccination when your condition is not good. There are also some diseases need to be careful. See here for more information.
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It concerns me to get vaccinated since I had allergic reactions or anaphylaxis in the past.

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Even those with food allergies or allergic constitution can be vaccinated.
Those who have had allergic reactions or anaphylaxis will fill out the medical questionnaire at the vaccination venue and undergo a prevaccination check by a doctor.
If you have severe allergies, consult with your doctors in advance.
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Can I be vaccinated even though I take regular medication?

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Taking medication itself does not preclude being vaccinated, but you need to be careful in some cases depends on the illnesses. See here for more information.
If there are any worries, please talk with your doctors.
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Can I be vaccinated even though I am pregnant, breastfeeding, or planning to become pregnant?

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Yes, you can be vaccinated. The vaccine has no adverse effects on a woman’s body, infant, or breast milk. Vaccination is recommended no matter at what stage of pregnancy you are.
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I was previously infected with Covid-19. Can I be vaccinated?

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Yes, you can be vaccinated.

I’m thinking of being vaccinated, but I have several questions

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What is the overall flow of the vaccination process?

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At the vaccination venue, you will be checked your vaccination coupon and personal ID card at the entrance. After the personal identification, prevaccination check by a doctor will be done based on your quationaire.
After ths doctor decides that vaccination is possible and instructs the observation time, you will be vaccinated.
After the shot, you will be asked to wait in an observation area for the designated time, to make sure there is no problem such as a serious allergic reaction or fainting.
You will get the certification of the vaccination after the shot.
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I lost my vaccination coupon.

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You can have it reissued by the municipality where you live. Contact your local municipal office.
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Does vaccination cost money?

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The COVID-19 vaccine will be available free of charge. You will not be asked to pay anything for it.
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Where can I be vaccinated? How can I book my shots?

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You can get your shots at local vaccination venues in the area where you live, or at a large-scale vaccination center provided by the national government or Tokyo Metropolitan Government. You can search the venues and make a reservation here.

Booster shot

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Is the booster shot necessary?

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Covid-19 vaccines are very effective for preventing the on set, and it is also confirmed that the vaccines an effective for prevent infection and aggravation.
However, various research results suggest that such effects gradually decreases over time.
Therefore, booster shots are provided to those who have completed two doses of vaccination from the perspectives of preventing the spread of Covid-19 and aggravation.
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Is the booster shot effective?

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The booster shot is effective for increasing the effects of infection prevention and aggravation compared when the booster shot is not received.
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How can I receive a booster shot?

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A coupon for the booster shot will be delivered from the municipality where you live. Same as first two doses, please find a medical institution and vaccination venue and make an appointment.
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Can I still receive the first two doses?

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The booster shot has started, those who haven't got the first or second vaccination can still get them.
You can learn more about vaccination
by watching this cartoon.