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Japan entry ban puts student exchange programs at risk

University of California, Johns Hopkins and more won't send undergrads in spring

A hybrid online class at Doshisha University in Kyoto: Japan remains an outlier in the G-7 for its entry ban on international students. (Photo by Tomoki Mera)

TOKYO -- Japanese entry restrictions meant to curb the spread of the coronavirus create a barrier for international students, threatening to undermine participation in exchange programs by Japan's universities, school officials say.

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