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Coronavirus: Japan expected to lift state of emergency, but not for Tokyo – National

Coronavirus: Japan expected to lift state of emergency, but not for Tokyo - National

Japan is expected to lift a state of emergency across a large part of the country on Thursday but the capital Tokyo will likely remain under restrictions until there is a convincing containment of the coronavirus. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is scheduled to hold a news conference at 6 p.m. …

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Holding Olympics in 2021 will be ‘difficult’ without coronavirus vaccine: official – National

Holding Olympics in 2021 will be ‘difficult’ without coronavirus vaccine: official - National

It is too early to consider lifting Japan’s state of emergency over the coronavirus, the head of the Japan Medical Association said on Tuesday, adding that it will be difficult for Tokyo to host the Olympics next year without an effective vaccine. The comments by the head of the powerful physician’s lobby …

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Coronavirus: Tokyo Olympic organizers, IOC clash over who pays for postponement – National

Coronavirus: Tokyo Olympic organizers, IOC clash over who pays for postponement - National

An open conflict broke out Tuesday between Tokyo Olympic organizers and the IOC over who will pay for the unprecedented year-long postponement. Tokyo spokesman Masa Takaya said the organizing committee has asked the Switzerland-based International Olympic Committee to remove a comment from its website suggesting that Prime Minister Shinzo Abe …

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Britain’s Boris Johnson spends night in ICU as coronavirus crisis deepens – National

Britain’s Boris Johnson spends night in ICU as coronavirus crisis deepens - National

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was in intensive care Tuesday fighting the coronavirus, while authorities in New York and elsewhere in Europe hoped that an apparent plateau of deaths and new hospitalizations signaled that key epicenters in the global pandemic had turned a corner. The 55-year-old Johnson, the world’s first …

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Japan set to declare state of emergency to bolster coronavirus measures – National

Japan set to declare state of emergency to bolster coronavirus measures - National

By Staff The Associated Press Posted April 6, 2020 6:37 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says that he will declare a state of emergency for Tokyo and six other prefectures …

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