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Tokyo posts 313 new COVID-19 cases Sunday

National Mar 28, 2021

Tokyo posts 313 new COVID-19 cases Sunday

Tokyo reported 313 new COVID-19 cases on Sunday, slipping below 400 new infections for the first time in two days. A recent spike in cases has raised worries over a fourth wave of infections following the lifting of the state of emergency a week ago. Among ...

Japan to give people a choice on which vaccine to receive

National Mar 28, 2021

Japan to give people a choice on which vaccine to receive

The government will let people choose which vaccine to get, Fumiaki Kobayashi, a senior official for the vaccination campaign, said Sunday. The government will give the choice to people by making information available on which type of vaccine is offered at each vaccination site, Kobayashi, ...

New multilingual website on Fukushima aims to assuage 3/11 fears

National Mar 28, 2021

New multilingual website on Fukushima aims to assuage 3/11 fears

A new multilingual website has been launched by the government with the aim of assuaging concerns about Fukushima Prefecture, the area most affected by the 2011 nuclear accident, the world's worst since the 1986 Chernobyl disaster. The Fukushima Updates website, available in Japanese, English, Chinese ...