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Nearly half of people in Japan feel they are healthier now than before the spread of the novel coronavirus due to adopting improved lifestyles as a result of the virus-induced curbs on going out, according to a private survey released Wednesday.

Of 5,640 respondents, a total of 48.1 percent said they now felt “healthier” or “slightly healthier” when asked about changes in their wellness during stay-at-home measures implemented following the coronavirus outbreak, an online poll by Meiji Yasuda Life Insurance Co. showed.

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