We look at Japan’s rules and how these compare with how other countries are managing border control and arriving travelers while fighting the pandemic.
For the first time in two years pilgrims run up the 200 stone steps at Kimiidera, Wakayama wishing for good luck in the new year.
Each region has its specialty. There is eel in Shizuoka, oysters in Hiroshima, crab along the Sea of Japan in winter, and niku meshi in Kobe.
Studies have shown that China’s homemade COVID-19 vaccines offer little to no protection against Omicron. With infections raging, the Games are turning into a logistical nightmare.
“Even if there is an X factor, it will still be necessary to get vaccinated, wear masks, and avoid crowded places” ー Dr. Masayuki Miyasaka, Osaka...
Prime Minister Fumio Kishida extended the current border restrictions until the end of February, citing Omicron. Here’s what there is to know.
While exercising caution due to the Omicron variant, young twenty year olds still gathered in Tokyo and across the country to celebrate the occasion.
There is particular concern over the increase in cases near US military bases across the country.
How SARS-COV-2 evolves over the next months will determine what the end of the pandemic looks like and what kind of life will follow ー a...
The Japanese government has taken pre-emptive measures to prepare for a rising curve of infections should it occur.
Staying ahead of the curve and adapting to COVID-19, one Japanese pub chain is switching to sushi in its search for economic success in the pandemic.
The research team looked at how a specific Japanese immune pattern deters the virus. The next step is a vaccine that uses this discovery to help...