• Kyodo


The city of Wriezen in eastern Germany has recently marked the 60th anniversary of the death of a Japanese medical scientist who contributed much to treating patients with typhus shortly after World War II.

Nobutsugu Koenuma was himself infected with typhus and died at the age of 37 in Wriezen on March 8, 1946.

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