Japan’s medical system is starting to feel the impact after several weeks of record-high COVID cases since the last week of July.
Effective measures targeting the elderly would remove the necessity of imposing severe restraints on the freedom of society as a whole.
The Japanese government has taken pre-emptive measures to prepare for a rising curve of infections should it occur.
We want the government to fine-tune and maximize the effectiveness of its new countermeasures. These should not result in a pretty package empty of effect.
Finalizing an economic package was a major cause of delay in announcing the state of emergency, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Tuesday, April 7,...