How Japan is preventing domestic COVID-19 cases and its costs

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Japan is one of the few countries that have been extremely successful in curving new COVID-19 cases in the last few months. Despite a large amount of international traffic for the Tokyo Olympic Games in the summer of 2021, there were only 100-200 cases per day in November 2021 (see

However, Japan’s extreme prevention measures, especially at its national border, come with an economic and human cost. Many individual who live across national borders (such as international students) are suffering disproportionally.

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