Japan PM Kishida eases virus entry ban

Fumio Kishida, Japan's prime minister, speaks during a news conference at the prime minister's official residence on Oct. 4, 2021 in Tokyo. (Toru Hanai - Pool/Getty Images/TNS)

Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida rolled back some of the developed world’s most stringent virus border measures as he sought to tread a narrow path on pandemic policy that helped bring down his two predecessors.