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Japan eases quarantine for people vaccinated with J&J COVID-19 vaccine -Nikkei

People wearing protective face masks walk amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, along the Kokusai-dori in the prefectural capital of Naha, on the southern island of Okinawa, in Japan’s Okinawa prefecture, Oct. 25, 2021. REUTERS/ Issei Kato

TOKYO, Nov. 16 (Reuters) – Japan plans to relax quarantine rules by the end of November for people vaccinated with Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine, Nikkei daily reported Tuesday.

Japan last week took a first step in the planned phased reopening of its borders, with business travelers at the center. read more

But that plan’s easing of quarantine rules for inbound business travelers didn’t extend to people vaccinated with J&J’s COVID-19 vaccine.

Reporting by Daniel Leussink; Editing by Andrew Heavens

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