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New COVID-19 Concerns In Japan And South Korea

Japan announced on Friday it will raise the coronavirus alert level in Tokyo to allow tougher measures to curb the rapid spread of a more contagious variant ahead of the Summer Olympics. Infections are also surging in another Asian country, South Korea.

We get the latest from NPR’s Anthony Kuhn in Seoul.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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