By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 In a follow-up on the COVID-19 situation in Japan, on Friday, Japan’s Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga implemented a state of emergency due to rises in COVID-19. PM Suga...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 In a follow-up on the COVID-19 situation in Tokyo, Japan, officials have reported a one-day total record of 1,591 cases on today. Nationally, Japan also saw a a record day of...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 On December 22, 2020, the 19th meeting of the COVID-19 advisory board of Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare met to look at the latest infection trends in Japan. At that...

By Teddy Cambosa In response to another bird flu outbreak in the country, Japanese prefecture Chiba has ordered the culling of more than one million chickens. The announcement came after workers in a...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews As of Sunday, 16,550 COVID-19 cases have been confirmed in Japan, including 820 deaths. Last Thursday, Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe announced the partial lifting...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Japan’s National Institute of Infectious Diseases reported (computer translated) today on an additional novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) case. The case, a woman...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Officials with the Chiba Prefectural Health and Welfare Department Disease Control Section reported (computer translated) this week on a melioidosis fatal case. The...

The measles outbreak in Japan continues this year as the National Institute of Infectious Diseases in Tokyo reports 422 cases as of Apr. 24. The Government of Japan confirmed a Narita International Airport...

In a follow-up on the rubella outbreak in Japan, the National Institute of Infectious Diseases now reports 2,454 in 2018 year-to-date. This tops the 2012 outbreak. Tokyo has seen 834 cases, followed...

About 10 days ago, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a travel advisory for Japan due to the outbreak in the country, particularly in in Tokyo and the neighboring prefectures. According...