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Children of Nurses in Japan Are Excluded From Day Care on Virus Fears

  • Day-care centers and schools are wary of hospital outbreaks
  • Japan’s celebrities routinely apologize for getting sick
A mother and her son hold hands together.

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The children of Japanese medical professionals are being shut out from day-care centers, or being asked for proof they aren’t infected with the coronavirus, adding to the burdens of an already stretched work force on the front lines of the pandemic.