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Japan's Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga, right, bumps fists with China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi at the start of their meeting in Tokyo.

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A man wearing a protective face mask to help curb the spread of the coronavirus walks past an electronic stock board showing Japan's Nikkei 225 and New York Dow index at a securities firm in Tokyo. Asian shares were mostly higher Tuesday, encouraged by news on the development of coronavirus vaccines and more assurance for a transition of power in the U.S. to President-elect Joe Biden.

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Commuters wearing face masks to protect against the spread of the coronavirus walk on a street in Tokyo. The pandemic is continuing to worsen, with rising coronavirus counts across the United States and Europe pushing governments to bring back varying degrees of restrictions on businesses.

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International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach, right, and Chairman of the IOC's Coordination Commission for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games John Coates attend the joint press conference between IOC and Tokyo Organizing Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo.

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A man looks at an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo. Shares were mostly higher Wednesday in Asia after a worldwide rally spurred by hopes that a COVID-19 vaccine will help the global economy return to normal.

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Members of the Chinese team march onto the floor before competing in an international gymnastics meet in Tokyo.

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Judging members watch Alexandra Shchekoldina of Russia perform in a floor exercise event during an international gymnastics meet in Tokyo.

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eMjae Frazier of the U.S. competes in a balance beam event of an international gymnastics meet in Tokyo.

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Zhang Jin of China competes in the floor exercise event in an international gymnastics meet in Tokyo

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Artur Dalaloyan of Russia competes in the vault event of an international gymnastics meet in Tokyo.

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Paul Juda of the U.S. competes in the pommel horse during an international gymnastics meet in Tokyo.

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Gymnasts warm up before competing in an international gymnastics meet in Tokyo. Gymnasts from four countries of China, Russia, U.S. and Japan performed in the meet at Yoyogi National Stadium First Gymnasium, a venue planned to be used in the Tokyo 2020 Olympics in the summer 2021.

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Japan's Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga, second left, and his wife Mariko prepare to leave Haneda airport in Tokyo. Suga left Sunday on his first overseas foray since taking over from his former boss Shinzo Abe last month, heading to Vietnam and Indonesia.

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A woman wearing a face mask to protect against the spread of the new coronavirus walk at Ginza shopping district in Tokyo.

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External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar joins QUAD Ministerial Consultations, in Tokyo.

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Indian Foreign Minister Subrahmanyam Jaishankar, right, follows his Japanese counterpart Toshimitsu Motegi, left, upon the arrival for their luncheon meeting at the Iikura Guest House in Tokyo, Japan.

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External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar during a meeting with his Australian counterpart Marise Payne, on the sidelines of the Quad foreign ministerial meet, in Tokyo.

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Indian Foreign Minister Subrahmanyam Jaishankar, left, and his Japanese counterpart Toshimitsu Motegi, right, smile at the start of their luncheon meeting at the Iikura Guest House in Tokyo, Japan.

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Indian Foreign Minister Subrahmanyam Jaishankar, left, Japan's Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi, center left, Australia's Foreign Minister Marise Payne, center right, and U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo attend their meeting in Tokyo.

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U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, left, and Australian Foreign Minister Marise Payne pose for a photo prior to their bilateral meeting in Tokyo, ahead of the four Indo-Pacific nations' foreign ministers meeting.

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U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, left, and Japan's Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi, right, attend their bilateral meeting in Tokyo ahead of the four Indo-Pacific nations' foreign ministers meeting.

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Indian Foreign Minister Subrahmanyam Jaishankar arrive to attend a meeting with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, in Tokyo, ahead of the four Indo-Pacific nations' foreign ministers meeting.

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U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, right, and Indian Foreign Minister Subrahmanyam Jaishankar arrive to attend their meeting in Tokyo ahead of the four Indo-Pacific nations' foreign ministers meeting.

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From left to right, Indian Minister of External Affairs Subrahmanyam Jaishankar, Japanese Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi, Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga, Australian Foreign Minister Marise Payne and U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo pose for a picture before a four Indo-Pacific nations' foreign ministers meeting at the prime minister's office in Tokyo.

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U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, left, and Japan's Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi, right, remove their face masks as they attend their bilateral meeting in Tokyo ahead of the four Indo-Pacific nations' foreign ministers meeting.

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U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, left, and Indian Foreign Minister Subrahmanyam Jaishankar arrive to attend their meeting in Tokyo, ahead of the four Indo-Pacific nations' foreign ministers meeting.

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A man fishes as surfers go surfing off windy Katase-kaigan beach in Fujisawa, Kanagawa prefecture, south of Tokyo. Tropical Storm Dolphin moved along Japan's Pacific coast.

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People wearing protective masks to help curb the spread of the coronavirus walk at a shopping street in Tokyo. The Japanese capital confirmed more than 90 coronavirus cases on Monday marking Respect-for-the-Aged Day holiday.

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Minister for the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games Seiko Hashimoto, left, speaks as she meets with Tokyo Gov. Yuriko Koike at the Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building in Tokyo.

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Japan's Emperor Naruhito reads a statement to open formally an extraordinary session at the upper house of parliament, in Tokyo.

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Yoshihide Suga stands up after being elected as Japan's new prime minister at parliament's lower house in Tokyo. Suga was formally elected as Japan’s new prime minister in a parliamentary vote, replacing Shinzo Abe.

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Former Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga walks out of the prime minister's office after a cabinet meeting, in Tokyo. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his Cabinet resigned, clearing the way for his successor Suga to take over after parliamentary confirmation later Wednesday.

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Japan's outgoing Prime Minister Shinzo Abe waves before leaving the prime minister's office in Tokyo. Abe and his Cabinet resigned Wednesday, clearing the way for his successor Yoshihide Suga to take over after parliamentary confirmation later in the day.

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Japan's outgoing Prime Minister Shinzo Abe waves as he leaves the prime minister's office in Tokyo. Abe and his Cabinet resigned Wednesday, clearing the way for his successor Yoshihide Suga to take over after parliamentary confirmation later in the day.

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Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, right, walks at prime minister's office in Tokyo. Japan's longest-serving prime minister Abe intends to leave office because of declining health, according to his political party.

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People wearing masks against the spread of the new coronavirus walk at Shibuya pedestrian crossing in Tokyo. The Japanese capital confirmed Tuesday more than 200 new coronavirus cases.

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People walk past a pedestrian crossing in Tokyo. Japan lifted a seven-week pandemic state emergency in late May, and social and business activity have since largely resumed.

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Visitors wearing face masks to protect against the spread of the new coronavirus take a selfie at Tokyo Disneyland in Urayasu, near Tokyo. Tokyo Disneyland reopens for the first time in four months after suspending operations due to coronavirus concerns.

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Blue Impulse of the Japan Air Self-Defense Force fly over Tokyo. The Japanese Air Self-Defense Force’s aerobatics team performed a demonstration flight to express support and gratitude for medical workers. The six Blue Impulse aircraft flew for about 20 minutes over Tokyo to thank for doctors, nurses and other medical staff.

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Surfers go surfing off Katase-kaigan beach in Fujisawa, Kanagawa prefecture, near Tokyo. While Kanagawa is still under a coronavirus state of emergency, the pandemic is pitting those willing to follow requests for self-restraint against a sizable minority resisting the calls to stay home.

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The cover design of Number 1 Shimbun is seen in Tokyo. Tokyo Olympics officials are incensed that their games emblem has been used in the cover design of the local magazine that combines the logo with the novel coronavirus. The “look-alike”emblem, which had “COVID-19” written underneath, was published on the cover the the April issue of the Foreign Correspondents Club of Japan's magazine. It also appeared in an online edition.

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People wearing masks against the spread of the new coronavirus walk past an electronic stock board showing Japan's Nikkei 225 index at a securities firm in Tokyo. Asian shares rose moderately Thursday following a rally on Wall Street and even oil prices recovering from their recent plunge to zero.

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Commuters wearing masks make their way on a street in Tokyo. Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has expanded a state of emergency to all of Japan from just Tokyo and other urban areas as the virus continues to spread.

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A couple hugs in the empty ticketing area at the Narita International Airport in Nairta, near Tokyo.

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A woman rides an empty subway in Tokyo. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe declared a state of emergency last week for Tokyo and some other prefectures to ramp up defenses against the spread of the coronavirus.

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A man walks past a countdown display for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympics in Tokyo. The countdown clock is ticking again for the Tokyo Olympics. They will be July 23 to Aug. 8, 2021. The clock read 479 days to go. This seems light years away, but also small and insignificant compared to the worldwide fallout from the coronavirus.

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The New National Stadium, a venue for the opening and closing ceremonies for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, is seen from an observation deck Wednesday, March 25, 2020, in Tokyo. Not even the Summer Olympics could withstand the force of the coronavirus. After weeks of hedging, the IOC took the unprecedented step of postponing the world's biggest sporting event, a global extravaganza that's been cemented into the calendar for more than a century.

A board informing the Olympic torch relay is removed from the City Hall in Inazawa, Aichi Prefecture, central Japan, where is a route of the relay, Wednesday, March 25, 2020. The Olympic torch relay was postponed Tuesday because the Tokyo Games themselves were pushed back to 2021.

The Olympic rings float in the water on a barge Wednesday, March 25, 2020, in the Odaiba section of Tokyo. Not even the Summer Olympics could withstand the force of the coronavirus. After weeks of hedging, the IOC took the unprecedented step of postponing the world's biggest sporting event, a global extravaganza that's been cemented into the calendar for more than a century.

A man walks past large displays promoting the Tokyo 2020 Olympics in Tokyo, Tuesday, March 24, 2020. IOC President Thomas Bach has agreed "100%" to a proposal of postponing the Tokyo Olympics for about one year until 2021 because of the coronavirus outbreak, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Tuesday.

Two men chat behind the Olympic rings near the New National Stadium in Tokyo, Tuesday, March 24, 2020. IOC President Thomas Bach has agreed "100%" to a proposal of postponing the Tokyo Olympics for about one year until 2021 because of the coronavirus outbreak, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Tuesday.

Miraitowa and Someity, mascots for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympics are seen in Tokyo, Tuesday, March 24, 2020. IOC President Thomas Bach has agreed "100%" to a proposal of postponing the Tokyo Olympics for about one year until 2021 because of the coronavirus outbreak, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Tuesday.

A man walks past a countdown display for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics in Tokyo, Tuesday, March 24, 2020. IOC President Thomas Bach has agreed "100%" to a proposal of postponing the Tokyo Olympics for about one year until 2021 because of the coronavirus outbreak, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Tuesday.

An Olympic torch for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics is on display in Tokyo, Tuesday, March 24, 2020. IOC President Thomas Bach has agreed "100%" to a proposal of postponing the Tokyo Olympics for about one year until 2021 because of the coronavirus outbreak, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Tuesday.

A journalist waits for the start of a news conference with the Tokyo 2020 Organizing Committee in Tokyo, Tuesday, March 24, 2020. IOC President Thomas Bach has agreed "100%" to a proposal of postponing the Tokyo Olympics for about one year until 2021 because of the coronavirus outbreak, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Tuesday.

Tokyo 2020 Organizing Committee president Yoshiro Mori, left, and CEO Toshiro Muto attend a news conference in Tokyo, Tuesday, March 24, 2020. IOC President Thomas Bach has agreed "100%" to a proposal of postponing the Tokyo Olympics for about one year until 2021 because of the coronavirus outbreak, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Tuesday.

Tokyo 2020 Organizing Committee president Yoshiro Mori takes a seat at a news conference in Tokyo, Tuesday, March 24, 2020. IOC President Thomas Bach has agreed "100%" to a proposal of postponing the Tokyo Olympics for about one year until 2021 because of the coronavirus outbreak, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Tuesday.

Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, center, arrives to speak to journalists in front of the prime minister's residence in Tokyo, Tuesday, March 24, 2020. Abe says IOC president has agreed "100%" to proposal of postponing Olympics for about 1 year.

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Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe speaks at a parliamentary session in Tokyo. Abe said a postponement of Tokyo Olympics would be unavoidable if the games cannot be held in a complete way because of the coronavirus pandemic.

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A woman pauses for photos next to the Olympic rings near the New National Stadium in Tokyo. The IOC will take up to four weeks to consider postponing the Tokyo Olympics amid mounting criticism of its handling of the coronavirus crisis that now includes a call for delay from the leader of track and field, the biggest sport at the games.

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Quarantine staff members wear face masks and shields as passengers arriving from Germany fill a form at Narita international airport in Narita, near Tokyo. For most people, the new coronavirus causes only mild or moderate symptoms. For some it can cause more severe illness.

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Japanese comedians Mikio Date, foreground, and Takeshi Tomizawa leave with the Olympic flame during the Flame Arrival Ceremony at Japan Air Self-Defense Force Matsushima Base in Higashimatsushima in Miyagi Prefecture, north of Tokyo.

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Three-time Olympic gold medalists Tadahiro Nomura, right, and Saori Yoshida light the torch as Tokyo 2020 Olympics chief Yoshiro Mori, left, watches during Olympic Flame Arrival Ceremony at Japan Air Self-Defense Force Matsushima Base in Higashimatsushima in Miyagi Prefecture, north of Tokyo.

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Tokyo 2020 Olympics chief Yoshiro Mori, left, is handed off the Olympic flame from three-time Olympic gold medalists Tadahiro Nomura and Saori Yoshida, right, during the Flame Arrival Ceremony at Japan Air Self-Defense Force Matsushima Base in Higashimatsushima in Miyagi Prefecture, north of Tokyo.

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Tokyo 2020 Olympics chief Yoshiro Mori carries the Olympic flame during the Flame Arrival Ceremony at Japan Air Self-Defense Force Matsushima Base in Higashimatsushima in Miyagi Prefecture, north of Tokyo.

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Tokyo 2020 Olympics chief Yoshiro Mori, third from left, receives the Olympic flame from three-time Olympic gold medalists Tadahiro Nomura, left, and Saori Yoshida during the Flame Arrival Ceremony at Japan Air Self-Defense Force Matsushima Base in Higashimatsushima in Miyagi Prefecture, north of Tokyo.

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Photographers take pictures of the Olympic torch before Olympic Flame Arrival Ceremony at Japan Air Self-Defense Force Matsushima Base in Higashimatsushima in Miyagi Prefecture, north of Tokyo.

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A plane carrying the Olympic flame arrives before Olympic Flame Arrival Ceremony at Japan Air Self-Defense Force Matsushima Base in Higashimatsushima in Miyagi Prefecture, north of Tokyo.

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Blue Impulse of the Japan Air Self-Defense Force fly over during Olympic Flame Arrival Ceremony at Japan Air Self-Defense Force Matsushima Base in Higashimatsushima in Miyagi Prefecture, north of Tokyo. The Olympic flame from Greece arrived in Japan even as the opening of the the Tokyo Games in four months is in doubt with more voices suggesting the games should to be postponed or canceled because of the worldwide virus pandemic.

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A man walks by an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo. Major Asian stock markets are higher after Wall Street rallied on US President Donald Trump's promise to prop up the economy through the coronavirus outbreak.

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A couple walks past a countdown clock for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics in Tokyo. The Tokyo Olympics are being threatened by the spreading coronavirus. Organizers and the International Olympic Committee have repeatedly said the games will open on July 24 as planned, with the Paralympics opening on Aug. 25.

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People gather to mourn for the victims of the March 11, 2011 earthquake and tsunami during a special memorial event in Tokyo. Japan marked the ninth anniversary of the 2011 tsunami left a devastated coastline along the country's northeast that has still not been fully rebuilt.

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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, center, observes a moment of silence at 2:46 p.m. when a magnitude 9.0 earthquake struck off Japan's northeastern coast nine years ago, at the prime minister's office in Tokyo.

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A man walks past an electronic stock board showing Japan's Nikkei 225 index at a securities firm in Tokyo. Asian stock markets plunged after global oil prices nosedived on worries a global economy weakened by a virus outbreak might be awash in too much crude. Tokyo's benchmark tumbled 4.7%.

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Tourists look at the Olympic rings, at Tokyo's Odaiba district in Tokyo. Japan's Olympic minister has suggested in Parliament that the Tokyo Olympics might be pushed back a few months from it July 24 opening. The games are under threat from a spreading virus from China that has reached the pandemic stage. But the so-called‚ Home City Contract‚ signed by the International Olympic Committee and Japanese officials gives the IOC wide latitude in terminating the Olympics.

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Commuters wearing masks stand in a packed train at the Shinagawa Station in Tokyo. Coronavirus has spread to more than 60 countries, and more than 3,000 people have died from the COVID-19 illness it causes.

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Elite runners start the Tokyo Marathon in Tokyo. The race was scaled back as part of Japan's efforts to combat the spread of the coronavirus.

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A bus carrying some European passengers from the quarantined Diamond Princess cruise ship leaves a port in Yokohama, near Tokyo. Passengers tested negative for COVID-19 started disembarking since Wednesday.

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An official in protective suits measure the temperature of the foreign passengers disembarked from the quarantined Diamond Princess cruise ship before boarding to buses at a port in Yokohama, near Tokyo.

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People wear masks as they commute during the morning rush hour in Chuo district in Tokyo. A viral outbreak that began in China has infected more than 75,000 people globally. More than 1,000 cases have been confirmed outside mainland China. Most of the cases outside China involve people from a cruise ship quarantined at a Japanese port.

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A bus carrying passengers from the quarantined Diamond Princess cruise ship leaves a port in Yokohama, near Tokyo. Passengers tested negative for COVID-19 started disembarking since Wednesday.

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South Korean presidential airplane arrives at Haneda airport in Tokyo to evacuate some passengers on a quarantined cruise ship docked in Yokohama, near Tokyo.

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An unidentified passenger is surrounded by the media after she disembarked from the quarantined Diamond Princess cruise ship in Yokohama, near Tokyo. Passengers tested negative for COVID-19 started disembarking Wednesday.

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A bus leaves the quarantined Diamond Princess cruise ship at a port in Yokohama, near Tokyo. The U.S. says Americans aboard a quarantined ship will be flown back home on a chartered flight Sunday, but that they will face another two-week quarantine.

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Masked passengers are seen on the deck of the Diamond Princess docked at Yokohama port, near Tokyo.

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Masked passengers are seen on the deck of the cruise ship Diamond Princess docked at Yokohama Port, near Tokyo. Japan reported 41 new cases of a virus on the cruise ship that's been quarantined. About 3,700 people have been confined aboard the ship.

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A TV crew film a cruise ship Diamond Princess anchoring off the Yokohama Port in Yokohama, near Tokyo.

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Medical workers in protective suits take a passenger tested positive for a new coronavirus from the cruise ship Diamond Princess to ambulances at Yokohama Port in Yokohama, south of Tokyo. Japan said 10 people on the cruise ship have tested positive for the new virus and were being taken to hospitals. Health Minister Nobukatsu Kato said all the 3,700 people and passengers on the ship will be quarantined on board for up to 14 days under Japanese law.

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A woman photographs a snow sculpture promoting the Tokyo 2020 during the 71st Sapporo Snow Festival at Odori Park in Sapporo, Japan. Taking place in February in the capital city of Hokkaido Prefecture, the snow festival is the largest winter celebration in Japan. It showcases more than 200 ice and snow sculptures, expecting hundreds of thousands of visitors each day.

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A cruise ship Diamond Princess anchors off the Yokohama Port upon arrival in Yokohama, near Tokyo. A person who was a passenger on the Japanese-operated cruise ship has tested positive for a new virus after leaving the ship in Hong Kong on Jan. 25. The ship returned to Yokohama carrying 3,000 passengers and crew members after making port calls in Vietnam, Taiwan and Okinawa. A team of quarantine officials and medical staff boarded the ship on Monday night and began medical checks of everyone on board, a health ministry official said on condition of anonymity, citing department rules.

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A poster promoting the Tokyo 2020 Olympics is posted next a train door as a commuter wearing a mask looks at his phone in a train, in Tokyo. Tokyo Olympic organizers are trying to shoot down rumors that this summer's games might be cancelled or postponed because of the spread of a new virus.

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Fireworks light up the sky near the illuminated Olympic rings during a ceremony held to celebrate the 6-months-to-go milestone for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics in the Odaiba district of Tokyo.

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A flight attendant walks through body temperature scanners and a notice board on coronavirus at Narita international airport in Narita, near Tokyo.

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People take pictures of a light show called "Crossing Light" at Shibuya Sky observation deck in the Shibuya district of Tokyo. Located on the rooftop of Shibuya Scramble Square, a 47-story high-rise that opened in November, 2019, the observatory is Tokyo's newest open-air observation deck, overlooking the famous Shibuya scramble crossing.

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Half-naked shrine parishioners using wooden pots throw cold water on themselves during an annual cold-endurance festival at the Kanda Myojin Shinto shrine in Tokyo. Pouring cold water on their bodies is believed to purify their souls.

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A worker installs scaffolding on the Statue of Liberty replica as a barge carrying the Olympic Rings floats in the water in the Odaiba district of Tokyo.

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The whale projection dwarfs a visitor at the Aqua Park Shinagawa in Tokyo. Visitors can enjoy snowy winter at its seascape in the aquarium's seasonal projection mapping event.

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A sushi chef holds up the head of a bluefin tuna at a restaurant in Tsukji market area in Tokyo after it was sold at the first auction of 2020 at Tokyo's Toyosu fish market. The tuna was sold 193.2 million yen (1.8 million US dollars).

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Japanese champion Miyo Yoshida poses with her daughter Mina Yoshida on the mat after her WBO women's super flyweight world boxing title match against Chinese challenger Shi Liping in Tokyo. Yoshida defended her title by a unanimous decision.

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A man wearing a fox mask participates in a parade held to celebrate the New Year in Tokyo.

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