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Economic survival continues to supersede public health in Japan as officials selectively suspend and restrict, but ultimately proceed with, the Go To Travel campaign even as the novel coronavirus continues to spread throughout the country.

The central government is planning to extend the end of its travel subsidy campaign — a ¥1.35 trillion program meant to resuscitate the battered tourism industry through discounted domestic trips — from January to early June, media reports said Thursday.

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