What's NewThe second Covid-wave has arrived, but with hardly any deaths in Japan.

In Japan, when the diagnosed cases of COVID-19 decreased in late May, the government decided to lift the state of emergency order, while gradually opening up its economic activities. However, the number of new cases has been gradually increasing recently. Although the number of patients with serious symptoms are significantly less than those in May and the current situation is not as bad as before, if the government does not take more of a proactive action, the situation could become worse in the upcoming months. (July 22,2020)

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