Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe takes off his face mask as he arrives for a press conference at the prime minister's official residence in Tokyo on April 6, 2020. Japan is declaring a state of emergency for parts of the country and planning a huge near-US$1 trillion stimulus for households and businesses due to the virus. Photo: EPA-EFE Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe takes off his face mask as he arrives for a press conference at the prime minister's official residence in Tokyo on April 6, 2020. Japan is declaring a state of emergency for parts of the country and planning a huge near-US$1 trillion stimulus for households and businesses due to the virus. Photo: EPA-EFE
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe takes off his face mask as he arrives for a press conference at the prime minister's official residence in Tokyo on April 6, 2020. Japan is declaring a state of emergency for parts of the country and planning a huge near-US$1 trillion stimulus for households and businesses due to the virus. Photo: EPA-EFE

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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe takes off his face mask as he arrives for a press conference at the prime minister's official residence in Tokyo on April 6, 2020. Japan is declaring a state of emergency for parts of the country and planning a huge near-US$1 trillion stimulus for households and businesses due to the virus. Photo: EPA-EFE Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe takes off his face mask as he arrives for a press conference at the prime minister's official residence in Tokyo on April 6, 2020. Japan is declaring a state of emergency for parts of the country and planning a huge near-US$1 trillion stimulus for households and businesses due to the virus. Photo: EPA-EFE
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe takes off his face mask as he arrives for a press conference at the prime minister's official residence in Tokyo on April 6, 2020. Japan is declaring a state of emergency for parts of the country and planning a huge near-US$1 trillion stimulus for households and businesses due to the virus. Photo: EPA-EFE
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