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A Tokyo worker's quick break amid the COVID-19 outbreak

Jae C. Hong, AP

Posted at Mar 26 2020 06:04 PM | Updated as of Mar 26 2020 06:06 PM

A Tokyo worker's quick break amid the COVID-19 outbreak

A cook wearing a mask stands outside a restaurant Thursday in Tokyo. Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is setting up a special task force to discuss coronavirus measures and emergency responses as the government now considers the spread of COVID-19 rampant in the country, officials said Thursday.