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Tokyo Olympics to be held despite COVID-19 surge fears

The summer Olympics are scheduled to open in Japan on July 23. But this week, the U.S. State Department issued a "Do Not Travel" advisory to the country. Japan is closed to tourists due to a fourth COVID-19 surge. The medical community there has repeatedly warned that holding the Olympic Games could be catastrophic to Japan's universal health care system. Lucy Craft reports.
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