• Kyodo News


The government is set to relax its swine flu guidelines so people with mild symptoms can recuperate at home instead of in a hospital, according to health ministry sources.

The ministry will hear expert opinion and officially decide to revise the current rules later this week so more resources can be devoted to keeping the new H1N1 strain from reaching people at risk of developing severe symptoms, the sources said.

In a time of both misinformation and too much information, quality journalism is more crucial than ever.
By subscribing, you can help us get the story right.