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Coronavirus

Japan still not out of woods after 2 weeks of canceled events

Expert sees virus outbreak continuing until public gains immunity

The Tokyo Marathon was held on March 1 without participants from the general public. There were few spectators.  (Photo by Kosaku Mimura)

TOKYO -- Two weeks after the government called for canceling concerts and major sports events, experts say Japan still faces the risk of a surge in new coronavirus infections, signaling a long battle ahead.

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