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Caution urged as Okinawa measles outbreak spreads

| May 7, 2018

Caution urged as Okinawa measles outbreak spreads

by Mizuho Aoki

Measles cases are spreading in Okinawa, with the reported number of patients exceeding 90 in just over a month, prompting the prefecture last month to warn that visiting the resort islands may be not advisable for infants and pregnant women. The measles outbreak is believed ...

Jomanji Temple burns down in late-night blaze in Aichi

Feb 2, 2018

Jomanji Temple burns down in late-night blaze in Aichi

Jomanji Temple, a state-designated tangible cultural property in Inuyama, Aichi Prefecture, went up in flames late Thursday, bringing an end to a Buddhist structure that dated back to the Edo Period (1603-1868). "I heard loud booms, which I first thought were fireworks," said resident Makoto ...