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Japan said on Thursday that international travelers showing proof of a COVID-19 vaccination with the Johnson & Johnson shot would be allowed into the country and would be eligible for a shorter time in quarantine when border controls are eased next month.

The J&J shot, which has not been approved in Japan, will join a list of three other shots that have been approved by regulators as sufficient for nonresidents to enter, after a nearly two-year ban on such travelers.

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