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Homebuilder Shares Dive on Reports Boss Said He’d Punish Vaccinated Workers

  • Shares in Tama Home plunge the most in more than a year
  • President threatened to punish staff who got vaccines: report
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Shares in Japanese homebuilder Tama Home Co. plunged in Tokyo on Wednesday after reports the firm’s president told employees they’d be punished if they got coronavirus vaccines.

Weekly magazine Shukan Bunshun, citing several unidentified workers, reported that President Shinya Tamaki told managers that he opposed coronavirus vaccines. The report said Tamaki warned that people who received the vaccine would die in five years, while internal e-mails told employees of the reported dangers of 5G phones.