Japan

The Olympic Rings sit on display outside the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Headquarters on January 11, 2020 in Lausanne, Switzerland.
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CNN
March 24, 2020 - 8:34 am
Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach agreed Tuesday to postpone the Olympics by about one year. Read more here.
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Laboratory technicians test samples of virus at a laboratory in Hengyang in China's central Henan province.
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CNN
February 21, 2020 - 10:45 am
Hopes for a slowdown in the spread of the novel coronavirus were dashed Friday as the number of new cases rose in China, and outbreaks worsened in Japan and South Korea. Read more here.
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An unidentified passenger is surrounded by the media after she disembarked from the quarantined Diamond Princess cruise ship Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020, in Yokohama, near Tokyo.
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AP News
February 19, 2020 - 9:56 pm
About 500 passengers left the Diamond Princess cruise ship Wednesday at the end of a much-criticized two-week quarantine that failed to stop the spread of the new virus among passengers and crew. Read more here.
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A security guard stands near the quarantined Diamond Princess cruise ship in Yokohama, near Tokyo.
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AP News
February 18, 2020 - 8:45 am
An extraordinary two-week quarantine of the Diamond Princess cruise ship ends Wednesday, with thousands of passengers and crew set to disembark over the next several days in the port of Yokohama, near Tokyo. A growing number of scientists, however, say the ship served as an incubator for a worrying...
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In this image from a video taken on Monday, Feb. 17, 2020, U.S. passengers who evacuated off the quarantined cruise ship the Diamond Princess, board a Kalitta Air plane bound for the U.S., at Haneda airport in Tokyo.
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AP News
February 17, 2020 - 12:09 pm
Two charter flights carrying cruise ship passengers from Japan landed at military bases in California and Texas overnight, starting the clock on a quarantine period to ensure passengers don't have the new virus that's been spreading in Asia. Read more here.
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Buses arrive at a port as the Japan Self-Defense Forces prepare to move American passengers from the quarantined Diamond Princess cruise ship Sunday, Feb. 16, 2020, at Yokohama Port, near Tokyo.
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AP News
February 16, 2020 - 12:04 pm
Americans Cheryl and Paul Molesky are trading one coronavirus quarantine for another. Read more here.
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CNN
February 11, 2020 - 11:55 am
At least 24 Americans are among the 135 people infected with coronavirus aboard the Diamond Princess cruise ship in Yokohama. Read the latest here.
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Medical workers in protective suits lead a passenger tested positive for a new coronavirus from the cruise ship Diamond Princess at Yokohama Port in Yokohama, south of Tokyo, Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2020.
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AP News
February 04, 2020 - 8:47 pm
Deaths from a new virus rose to 490 in mainland China on Wednesday while new cases on a Japanese cruise ship, in Hong Kong and in Thailand showed the increasing spread of the outbreak and renewed attention toward containing it. Read more here.
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Typhoon Hagibis
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AP News
October 14, 2019 - 6:40 am
Rescue crews in Japan dug through mudslides and searched near swollen rivers Monday as they looked for those missing from a typhoon that left as many as 48 people dead and caused serious damage in central and northern Japan. Read more here.
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Students and residents scoop dirt as the town is flooded Typhoon Hagibis, in Marumori, Miyagi prefecture, northern Japan, Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019.
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AP News
October 13, 2019 - 4:17 pm
Rescuers in Japan are continuing to help people in the aftermath of a ferocious typhoon.
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