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What I’ve been saying about an exit from nuclear power is decommissioning quickly nuclear power plants that are reaching retirement and gradually exiting nuclear energy, as I explained before, we should stop the use of coal, increase energy conservation and renewable energy and nuclear power can be used to fill the gap.
I think it is more important for the Japanese government to show the Japanese people that we have done everything possible to prove the efficacy and safety of the vaccine to encourage the Japanese people to take the vaccine, so at the end of the day we might have started slower, but we think it will be more effective. Half of the recipients of the first shots will keep daily records of their condition for seven weeks ; that data will be used in a health study meant to inform people worried about the side effects. Studies on tens of thousands of people of the Pfizer vaccine — and others being administered currently in other countries — have found no serious side effects.
Even if you magically increased the birth rate by tomorrow, still it would take these babies 20 years to grow, so we really need to do something about the labor market, people talk about getting more women (and) ... more senior people to stay in the labor market. We obviously have to do both, and that still will not be enough.