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Japan's government gets no credit for coronavirus response

Slow start and out-of-touch prime minister have aggravated public

| Japan
A large screen shows Shinzo Abe declaring a state of emergency on Apr. 7: Abe is one of a few country leaders whose approval rating has declined even as coronavirus numbers have declined.

Dr. Nancy Snow is Pax Mundi (World Peace) Professor of Public Diplomacy at Kyoto University of Foreign Studies.

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