Jan 22, 2015

Warding off flu infections

The National Institute of Infectious Diseases says that Japan's influenza season this year is peaking about three weeks earlier than usual.

Jan 16, 2015

Flu cases surge beyond alert level, signaling pandemic

Japan is probably in the midst of an influenza pandemic after cases reached an estimated 2.06 million in the week through last Sunday, breaking the alert level, the National Institute of Infectious Diseases said Friday. Cases at the 5,000 or so medical institutions regularly ...