Japan considering postponing additional mask distribution

National Jul 30, 2020

Japan considering postponing additional mask distribution

The Japanese government is considering postponing the launch of the distribution of some 80 million additional cloth face masks to nursing care homes and other facilities, health ministry officials have said. It is now uncertain when the government will start the distribution program, which was ...

Thick, small, bulky: 'Abenomasks' arrive in Tokyo mailboxes

National Apr 17, 2020

Thick, small, bulky: 'Abenomasks' arrive in Tokyo mailboxes

The distribution of government-issued cloth face masks that are to be provided to every household in the country in the effort to fight the novel coronavirus outbreak began in Tokyo on Friday. Post office mail delivery personnel in Setagaya Ward, which has the largest population ...