To prepare for a possible influenza outbreak in autumn or winter alongside the coronavirus pandemic, the Japanese government will beef up its testing system for COVID-19 in close cooperation with prefectural governments, new Health, Labor and Welfare Minister Norihisa Tamura has said.
Étiqueté : ministère de la santé (Japon)
The health ministry on May 8 loosened its guidelines on criteria for individuals applying for the polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test to determine if they are infected by the novel coronavirus.
Site web de NIID (L’Institut national des maladies infectieuses). NIID est un institut de recherche rattaché au Ministère de la santé, du travail et de la protection sociale au Japon qui mène (i) des recherches fondamentales et appliquées sur les maladies infectieuses et (ii) des tests nationaux pour la mise en circulation des lots et le développement d’antibiotiques et de vaccins.
Some 300,000 coronavirus masks sent to pregnant women in Japan as part of a government handout have been found to be faulty, media reported on Tuesday, the latest in a string of complaints about how the government has dealt with the epidemic.
Two Japanese companies said Friday they have started recalling all undelivered cloth masks they supplied under Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s mask distribution program to address the novel coronavirus pandemic, following numerous complaints of tainted products earlier this month.
Carte en anglais de la pandémie au Japon, par départements, mise en ligne par le Ministère de la santé japonais.
[Japon] The infection control measures taken at the Cruise ship “Diamond Princess”（provisional translation）
The Cruise ship “Diamond princess” arrived at the port of Yokohama on February 3rd, and is currently undergoing quarantine measures. Since the morning on February 5th, all passengers have been required to stay put in the respective guest rooms in order to minimize the spread of the virus, and the infection prevention measures have been taken ever since.