Japan expands swine fever vaccinations to seven more prefectures

National Dec 20, 2019

Japan expands swine fever vaccinations to seven more prefectures

The government said Friday it will expand vaccinations of pigs against hog cholera to cover Tokyo and seven prefectures adjacent to the 12 prefectures with confirmed cases of the deadly virus. The vaccinations may start later this month in Tokyo, Kanagawa, Niigata, Kyoto and Nara, ...

Magnitude 4.4 earthquake jolts Ibaraki Prefecture area

National Sep 30, 2019

Magnitude 4.4 earthquake jolts Ibaraki Prefecture area

A magnitude 4.4 earthquake, which measured shindo 3 on the Japanese intensity scale, was detected at a depth of 60 km in northern Ibaraki Prefecture, on Monday at 1:02 a.m. There is currently no tsunami warning in effect. As a precaution, those near coastal areas are ...