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The Kanagawa Prefectural Government has launched efforts to promote early and proactive prescriptions of drugs for those infected with the coronavirus and not hospitalized but required to self-isolate at home, it has been learned.

Drugs in scope for the proactive prescriptions include fever and pain relievers as well as cough medicine. If patients have signs of pneumonia and have no records of diabetes or other diseases, steroids may also be prescribed.

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