Deadly disease lab opens amid local fears

/ Oct 15, 2015

Deadly disease lab opens amid local fears

Japan activated in August a facility in western Tokyo designed to handle the most dangerous infectious diseases, arousing concern among local residents about possible leaks. The laboratory, located within a local office of the National Institute of Infectious Diseases in Musashimurayama, Tokyo, can handle diseases ...

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.