Coronavirus: Japan to toughen restrictions; India expands vaccine exports


Japan’s cabinet approved draft laws to toughen coronavirus restrictions on Friday, a move that could threaten rule-breakers with fines and prison sentences for the first time since the outbreak began, as the country plans to start rolling out vaccinations as early as late February.With just six months until the virus-postponed Tokyo Olympics are due to begin, the capital and other regions are currently under a state of emergency in an attempt to quell a record spike in Covid-19 infections. But…

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