Health hotlines in Japan flooded with coronavirus test requests

National Feb 17, 2020

Health hotlines in Japan flooded with coronavirus test requests

As the new coronavirus threatens to spread through Japan, hotlines for virus-related consultations are being flooded with requests from concerned people who want to be tested. While some government authorities have taken steps to handle the situation, including by adding telephone capacity, others are expected ...

National Aug 6, 2019

College rowing cutter capsizes off coast of Wakayama

Two people were injured Tuesday when a college rowing cutter capsized between Tomogashima groups of islands near the city of Wakayama and Awaji Island in Hyogo Prefecture, pitching the 23 people aboard into the ocean. One crew member clung to the hull and was rescued ...