Japan’s Abe Says He Will Declare State Of Emergency As Coronavirus Cases Surge

Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, wearing a protective mask, speaks during a plenary session at the upper house of parliament in Tokyo, on Friday. Abe says he will declare a state of emergency this week in response to the coronavirus pandemic. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is preparing to declare […]

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Influenza wave drastically wanes in Japan amid new coronavirus spread

(Kyodo) TOKYO (Kyodo) — A wave of influenza has been significantly waning in Japan compared with the previous year, government data showed, as many people have become wary of infection with a new pneumonia-causing coronavirus raging in China. For the week through Feb. 9, the number of reported influenza […]

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