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Coronavirus

Japan's top COVID-19 adviser urges cautious pace in opening border

Shigeru Omi says booster shots could be used for elderly

Shigeru Omi, an immunologist who chairs Japan's coronavirus advisory panel, speaks during a discussion at the Nikkei FT Communicable Diseases Conference on Oct. 27 in Tokyo. (Photo by Yo Inoue)

TOKYO -- Japan's leading COVID-19 adviser calls for a cautious approach in reopening the country's border, despite the global trend to relax entry restrictions amid progress in vaccination coverage.

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