World / Science & Health Feb 20, 2015

U.N. Ebola chief hails successes, warns of fatigue

The head of the United Nations Mission for Ebola Emergency Response on Thursday hailed Liberia's success in the fight against the deadly Ebola virus, but warned against complacency now that the number of cases has dropped. "What I've seen is that the level of awareness ...

National Feb 5, 2014

Chronic fatigue plagues nursing staff nationwide

by Mami Maruko

Over 70 percent of nursing staff suffer from chronic fatigue, and 75.2 percent thought about quitting their job, according to a nationwide survey of workers in the nursing field. The survey, conducted by the Japan Federation of Medical Workers' Unions, showed that the work environment ...