Current epidemiological data from Japan.
The data is updated daily to represent the basic demographic information of COVID-19 infection. `
Overview of the health of the population in Japan. Relative longevity, risk factors, and access to medical care are some of the key characteristics relevant to COVID-19 response.
Introduction: Legal framework for COVID-19 response in Japan Much of legal framework in Japan in responding to an infectious disease is governed by Act on the Prevention of Infectious Diseases and Medical Care for Patients with Infectious Diseases (a.k.a. the Infectious Diseases Control Law). In Japan, infectious disease preparation was developed synonymously as “pandemic influenza […]
Cultural, traditional, and religious backgrounds in Japan that could have contributed to how people responded to COVID-19.
Views on communication to the public surrounding COVID-19. Challenges in existing mediums and nature of a novel virus.
We invited Dr. Kinoshita and Dr. Yamamoto, who have been a source of information to the Japanese public through COVID-19 crisis by being prominent figures on social media. We conducted a series of discussions to ask them about their perspectives on the challenges in scientific communication. Part 1: Part 1 focuses on the common misconceptions […]