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Japan prepares to impose entry ban on US

All of China and South Korea also to join no-travel list

Tokyo's Narita Airport: The new ban applies to foreigners who had spent time in these three countries in the previous 14 days.   © Reuters

TOKYO -- Japan is preparing to bar all foreign arrivals from the U.S., China and South Korea in a bid to contain the spread of the new coronavirus, Nikkei has learned.

The ban will apply to foreigners who spent time in these three countries within 14 days of their planned arrival in Japan, according to a government source.

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