[Japon] Japanese customs: A go-to guide in this brave new coronavirus world?
Auteur : Dave Hueston. Staff writer at Kyodo News.
Production : Kyodo News.
Diffusion : site du journal The Japan Times.
Date : 23 avril 2020.
As the coronavirus pandemic rages unabated, nations around the world have started looking at each other to understand how they might impede the virus’s spread.
Some experts say customs and social habits in Japan such as wearing face masks during seasonal flu outbreaks, bowing rather than handshaking and removing shoes at home might play some role in hindering transmission of the virus, although to what extent is still unknown.
Source : Dave Hueston (Kyodo), « Japanese customs: A go-to guide in this brave new coronavirus world? », The Japan Times, 23/04/2020. URL : https://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2020/04/23/national/japanese-customs-coronavirus-world/#.XqGvdpk69PZ (consulté le 23/04/2020)
Photo “à la une” : Social habits in Japan such as removing shoes at home might play some role in hindering transmission of the coronavirus. © GETTY IMAGES