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 2021-10-22 11:44 

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Tokyo opens 2 walk-in vaccination centers...

The Tokyo Metropolitan Government has opened two walk-in venues in the capital, where people can get coronavirus vaccinations without making an appointment. The authorities are also ramping up the vaccination rollout for foreigners staying in Tokyo and th...

 2021-10-22 09:03 

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Tokyo confirms 26 COVID cases, lowest this year...

The Tokyo Metropolitan Government confirmed 26 new cases of the coronavirus on Friday....

 2021-10-22 02:11 

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Professors, students call on Japan to issue visas...

Professors and students in Japan and the United States are appealing to the Japanese government to resume issuing visas for students and researchers. The issuance of such visas has been suspended due to the coronavirus pandemic....

 2021-10-21 23:24 

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Pfizer booster 95.6% effective...

The pharmaceutical companies Pfizer and BioNTech released the results on Thursday of a clinical trial of their booster vaccine for the coronavirus. They said the trial showed a third dose restores efficacy to 95.6 percent....

 2021-10-21 19:27 

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Russia logs record daily coronavirus cases, deaths...

Authorities across Russia are tightening measures to prevent the spread of the coronavirus as the country has recorded its highest daily numbers of new cases and deaths....

 2021-10-21 19:26 

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Pandemic affects chicken production in Thailand...

The coronavirus pandemic has hit chicken production in Thailand, one of the world's major producers. Japanese food companies are feeling the impact....

 2021-10-21 13:05 

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Shionogi scales up COVID-19 vaccine clinical trial...

Japanese pharmaceutical firm Shionogi says it has initiated a new phase of clinical trial for its coronavirus vaccine candidate, involving about 3,000 participants....

 2021-10-21 12:11 

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Tokyo, Osaka to ease eatery restrictions Monday...

Prefectures in Japan including Tokyo and Osaka are easing restrictions on bars and restaurants as coronavirus cases decline....

 2021-10-21 11:41 

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India marks 1 billion coronavirus vaccinations...

India passed the milestone of one billion coronavirus vaccine doses on Thursday....

 2021-10-21 10:07 

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Tokyo hospitals can balance with non-Covid-19 care...

Japanese experts say medical institutions in Tokyo are now less strained, and are becoming capable of balancing coronavirus treatment with ordinary non-coronavirus care....

 2021-10-21 04:40 

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FDA OKs Moderna, J&J boosters, mixing vaccines...

The US Food and Drug Administration has authorized booster shots of coronavirus vaccines from Moderna and Johnson & Johnson....

 2021-10-20 21:52 

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Putin sets 9 non-working days to counter COVID-19...

As the coronavirus infection spreads again in Russia, President Vladimir Putin has decided to pay people to stay at home for nine days starting October 30....

 2021-10-20 13:13 

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Tokyo to ease COVID restriction on restaurants...

The Tokyo Metropolitan Government is planning to ease coronavirus-related restrictions on restaurants and bars from Monday as the daily new infections continue to decline....

 2021-10-20 07:16 

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Hawaii to welcome travelers from US mainland...

The US state of Hawaii will lift coronavirus restrictions for people arriving from the US mainland on November 1....

 2021-10-20 03:31 

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Tokyo to lift COVID-19 rules on certified eateries...

The Tokyo Metropolitan Government is planning to lift all coronavirus-related restrictions on local dining establishments certified as having anti-infection measures in place....

 2021-10-19 19:57 

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Russia scrambles to speed up vaccine rollout...

Central and local authorities in Russia are trying to speed up the coronavirus vaccine rollout, as the daily death toll hit a record high amid a resurgence of the virus....

 2021-10-19 10:08 

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CEATEC trade show kicks off online...

One of the largest tech shows in Asia kicked off on Tuesday, but for the second year in a row CEATEC is being held online to prevent the spread of the coronavirus....

 2021-10-19 08:52 

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Tokyo reports 36 new coronavirus cases...

The Tokyo Metropolitan Government says it confirmed 36 new cases of the coronavirus on Tuesday. The figure has been below 50 for three straight days....

 2021-10-19 02:27 

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Bolsonaro criticized by relatives of COVID victims...

People in Brazil who lost their loved ones to the coronavirus have told a congressional panel that the government's inadequate response to the pandemic caused the number of fatalities to surge....

 2021-10-18 13:02 

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75% of Japan's population has received first shot...

The number of new coronavirus cases in Japan continues to fall. The government says more than 75 percent of the country's people have received their first dose, and 67 percent have had two shots....

 2021-10-18 11:25 

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Japanese venture begins COVID-19 vaccine trial...

A biotechnology startup in Japan has announced that it has begun clinical trials of a mRNA coronavirus vaccine that requires smaller dosages than its existing counterparts....

 2021-10-18 09:52 

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Tokyo reports fewest new COVID cases this year...

The Tokyo Metropolitan Government confirmed 29 new cases of the coronavirus on Monday. That is the lowest single-day figure in the capital this year....

 2021-10-18 09:09 

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Electronics makers develop chat support technology...

The coronavirus is steering Japanese electronics makers into new fields. Some are developing technologies to improve communication during the pandemic....

 2021-10-18 08:26 

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67% of Japan's population are fully vaccinated...

The Japanese government says 67 percent of the country's population have been fully vaccinated against the coronavirus....

 2021-10-18 03:07 

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Shamisen player returns to Carnegie Hall...

A Japanese Tsugaru shamisen player has returned to Carnegie Hall in New York City after a 2-year interval due to the coronavirus pandemic....

 2021-10-17 10:28 

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Japan confirms 429 new COVID cases...

Japanese officials reported 429 new cases of the coronavirus on Sunday, bringing the total to date to 1,715,145....

 2021-10-17 09:18 

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Tokyo reports 40 new cases of coronavirus...

The Tokyo Metropolitan Government says it confirmed 40 new cases of the coronavirus on Sunday....

 2021-10-17 07:46 

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Over 66% of Japan's population fully vaccinated...

More than 66 percent of people in Japan have been fully vaccinated against the coronavirus....

 2021-10-16 14:35 

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Life in Japan returning to normal...

It's been two weeks since a coronavirus state of emergency ended in Japan. A semblance of normalcy is slowly returning across the country as the number of new COVID cases in most prefectures has dropped....

 2021-10-16 08:12 

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Tokyo reports 66 new coronavirus cases...

The Tokyo Metropolitan Government says it confirmed 66 new cases of the coronavirus on Saturday. The figure has been below 100 for eight days in a row....

 2021-10-16 07:47 

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US to require vaccinations for visitors from Nov.8...

The US government says all foreign travelers will be required to be fully vaccinated against the coronavirus before they can enter the country starting on November 8....

 2021-10-16 00:42 

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Japan to secure more beds for COVID patients...

The Japanese government says it is arranging for more hospital beds to be set aside for COVID-19 patients in preparation for a possible resurgence of the coronavirus....

 2021-10-15 12:37 

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WHO reports first rise in TB deaths since 2005...

The World Health Organization says the number of deaths from tuberculosis has risen for the first time in more than a decade, due to the coronavirus pandemic....

 2021-10-15 12:06 

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Tokyo sets up 3 walk-in vaccination centers...

The Tokyo Metropolitan Government has set up three walk-in venues in the capital where people can get coronavirus vaccinations without an appointment. Officials are calling on everyone 12 and up, including foreigners living in Japan, to get vaccinated....

 2021-10-15 11:50 

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Japan to let young males choose COVID vaccine...

Japan's health ministry has decided to explain the side effects of coronavirus vaccines to males in their teens and 20s and let them choose between the Pfizer-BioNTech shot and the Moderna one....

 2021-10-15 09:04 

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Tokyo confirms 57 new coronavirus cases...

The Tokyo Metropolitan Government confirmed 57 new coronavirus cases in the capital on Friday....

 2021-10-15 07:42 

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S.Korea to ease COVID-19 restrictions...

South Korea will ease coronavirus restrictions next week amid its increasing vaccination rate....

 2021-10-15 06:51 

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Japan calls on people to get second vaccine shot...

Parts of Japan are scaling down their coronavirus vaccination programs as the government plans to finish inoculating all those who are eligible and want to receive vaccines by next month....

 2021-10-15 06:29 

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Kishida announces antivirus framework...

Prime Minister Kishida Fumio says Japan's government will come up with an overall set of measures early next month to counter a possible resurgence of the coronavirus....

 2021-10-15 02:35 

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India resumes coronavirus vaccine exports...

India has resumed exports of COVID-19 vaccines for the first time in about six months. Exports had been halted as the country faced an explosive surge at home....

 2021-10-14 19:42 

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Beijing Games organizers show anti-virus measures...

Organizers of next year's Beijing Olympics and Paralympics have shown reporters the measures to prevent coronavirus infections being taken during test events....

 2021-10-14 12:19 

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Uniqlo operator posts record profit amid pandemic...

The operator of the Uniqlo clothing chain posted a record profit for the business year through August, thanks mainly to brisk sales of indoor casual clothing amid the coronavirus pandemic....

 2021-10-14 09:43 

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Experts call for continued caution as cases fall...

The Tokyo Metropolitan Government says it confirmed 62 new cases of the coronavirus on Thursday. The daily figure has fallen below 100 for six days in a row....

 2021-10-13 20:45 

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Japan to recommend Pfizer vaccine for young men...

Japanese health officials are laying the groundwork for men in their 20s or younger to receive the Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus vaccine rather than the Moderna one, citing rare cases of heart inflammation....

 2021-10-13 12:52 

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Infections in Japan continue to fall...

The number of coronavirus infections in Japan continues to fall....

 2021-10-13 12:48 

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UK parliament report raps initial COVID-19 action...

A British parliament report has criticized the government's initial response to the coronavirus pandemic as...

 2021-10-13 08:43 

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Tokyo reports 72 new cases of coronavirus...

The Tokyo Metropolitan Government confirmed 72 new cases of the coronavirus in the capital on Wednesday....

 2021-10-13 08:00 

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S.Korea plans road map for 'living with COVID-19'...

South Korea's government plans to compile a road map aimed at gradually bringing the country's social and economic activities back on track while putting the coronavirus pandemic under control....

 2021-10-13 02:24 

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Putin urges faster COVID vaccination as cases jump...

Russian President Vladimir Putin emphasized the need to speed up vaccinations against COVID-19 as deaths from the coronavirus hit new highs in the country....

 2021-10-13 01:33 

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Mitsubishi Electric suspends fridge production...

Increasing coronavirus infections in Southeast Asia have already forced Japanese automakers to cut output as their supply of parts was affected. Now the same problem is affecting electronics manufacturers....

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