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  • September 28, 2020
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NHK gave top play to a report that MEXT has decided to send epidemiologists and nurses to public schools to help them assess whether their measures against COVID-19 are medically appropriate. All commercial networks led with reports that actress Yuko Takeuchi was found dead at her home early Sunday morning. 


Top stories in national dailies included President Trump’s nomination of Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court (Asahi, Sankei), the global death toll from the coronavirus pandemic of nearly 1 million (Mainichi), a rise in shares of Japanese regional banks based on expectations for the Suga administration’s plan to realign them (Yomiuri), and a survey of the presidents of 100 leading companies in Japan showing that 90% of them are calling for further deregulation (Nikkei). 

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