National Apr 10, 2017

Infant botulism claims 6-month-old Tokyo boy who was fed honey

A 6-month-old boy in Adachi Ward, Tokyo, died late last month of infant botulism after his family fed him honey, according to the metropolitan government. Metropolitan officials said it was the first death caused by infant botulism in Japan since 1986, when the government began ...

National Mar 6, 2017

Japan's second baby hatch postponed

The planned establishment of Japan's second baby hatch, a place where people can anonymously leave unwanted babies, in Kobe has been put off, according to the nonprofit organization preparing to manage the facility. The NPO said Monday that it notified the Kobe Municipal Government and ...