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Japan to cut quarantine to 10 days for vaccinated travelers

Shorter isolation would give companies flexibility to send employees abroad

Passengers at Kansai Airport serving Osaka: Quarantine requirements have put a damper on business travel.

TOKYO -- Japan looks to shorten quarantine requirements for vaccinated travelers entering the country from two weeks to 10 days as early as this month, opening the door to easier business travel.

The reduced isolation period would apply only to those who have received vaccines accepted for use in Japan: the Moderna, Pfizer and AstraZeneca shots.

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