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.
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.
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.