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With Olympics Nearing, Japan Considers Extending Coronavirus State Of Emergency

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CNN
 
Japan's government will decide Friday whether to extend a state of emergency across much of the country, nearly two months before the planned start of the delayed Tokyo Summer Olympics.
The country reintroduced emergency measures in April as it grappled with a fourth wave of coronavirus cas...

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Crazy Pigeon Dating Simulator Hatoful Boyfriend Being Delisted For Playstation, Ios, And Android

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SORA NEWS
 
One of the weirdest, most compelling otome games to ever come out of Japan is flying the coop.
There’s a sort of tragic irony to Japanese dating simulator video game design. In order to really become a hit a title needs to let players pursue a pantheon of potential paramours, but many...

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Japan Reports Record High Serious COVID-19 Cases

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NHK
 
Japan's health ministry says the number of seriously-ill coronavirus patients across the country hit a new high of 1,413 on Wednesday.
The number of such patients, who are on ventilators or receiving treatment at intensive care units, was up 119 from the previous day.
There were 401 serious...

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Japan's Virus-Hit Prefectures Prepare To Seek Longer State Of Emergency

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JAPAN TIMES
 
Osaka Prefecture said Tuesday it will ask the central government to extend its COVID-19 state of emergency until around June 20, a move likely to create a ripple effect on eight other prefectures currently under a state of emergency that is set to be lifted Monday.
Prime Minister Yo...

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US Tells Citizens To Avoid Travel To Japan Due To Covid Outbreak

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THE GUARDIAN
 
Move comes amid preparations in Tokyo for the Olympics, which are due to be held from 23 July despite a raging fourth wave
The US has urged its citizens to avoid all travel to Japan, where concern is rising over new variants of the coronavirus, but officials insist the move will no...

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State Of Emergency Extension Seen As Unavoidable

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NHK
 
There is a growing view within the Japanese government that the coronavirus state of emergency may need to continue beyond its scheduled end date of May 31 for nine prefectures.
It has been a month since the country's third coronavirus state of emergency was initially declared for Tokyo and...

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Osaka Buckles Under Strain Of Japan’s Fourth COVID-19 Wave

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ALJAZEERA
 
Doctors in western region join calls for Olympics to be cancelled as hospitals struggle to treat coronavirus sick.
Hospitals in Japan’s second-largest city of Osaka are buckling under a wave of coronavirus cases, running out of beds and ventilators as exhausted doctors warn of a “syst...

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Japan Opens Mass COVID-19 Vaccination Centers In Tokyo And Osaka

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JAPAN TIMES
 
Japan opened large-scale coronavirus vaccination centers in Tokyo and Osaka on Monday in a bid to accelerate the country's inoculation program, which has lagged behind other developed countries and fueled concerns about the plan to hold the Olympics in the capital in two months.
The...

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Flaw In Japan Covid Vaccine Booking System Causes Disarray

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THE GUARDIAN
 
News that online system is open to abuse overshadows efforts by Tokyo to speed up slow rollout
A flaw in Japan’s coronavirus inoculation programme has been exposed barely a day after the government opened a facility in Tokyo designed to speed up the country’s slow vaccine rollout.
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IOC Chief Says Olympics Will Be Held Safely Despite Japan's Covid Surge

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CNN EDITION
 
Less than 10 weeks out from the postponed start to the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, organizers have promised athletes they are doing everything they can to ensure the Games take place safely.
Japan is struggling with a renewed outbreak of coronavirus, with only about 1% of the population va...

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