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More Focus On Virus Risks And Prevention At Japan Marathons As Cases Rise

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THE MAINICHI
 
 
 
TOKYO -- With the ever-widening spread of the new coronavirus, which is known to cause symptoms of pneumonia, Japan's sports organizations have been formulating plans and responses to reduce the risk of infection to event participants, support staff, spectators and others.
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Passengers Finally Begin To Leave Coronavirus-Hit Cruise Ship In Japan

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NBC NEWS
 
 
So far, 11 virus-free passengers have been allowed to leave the ship.
Passengers on the quarantined cruise ship off the coast of Yokohama, Japan, finally started disembarking Friday, before being quarantined.
The Japanese Health Ministry said passengers allowed to leave so far are el...

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Guests On Quarantined Cruise Ship Leaving Kind Messages On Cabin Doors

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JAPAN TODAY
 
TOKYO - The quarantined Diamond Princess cruise ship now docked at Yokohama Port has sadly become the site of the second-largest outbreak of the coronavirus (COVID-19) outside China. According to NHK News, out of a total of 3,700 people on board, 218 of them, including 11 crew membe...

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Coronavirus: Japan Sends Final Evacuation Flight

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THE DIPLOMAT
 
Japan is sending its final evacuation flight to Hubei as it continues to try to stem the spread of the virus.
On Monday, Japanese Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi announced that the Japanese government would send a fifth chartered flight to Hubei province this week to evacuate Ja...

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Two Earthquakes Hit Japan Nearly Simultaneously

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JAPAN TIMES
 
Two earthquakes struck Japan nearly simultaneously on Wednesday at around 7:30 p.m., the larger a 5.5 magnitude that hit off the coast of Fukushima Prefecture.
That quake, which was also felt in the Kanto region, reached a 4 on Japan’s seismic intensity scale to 7.
A second quake — ...

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Japan’s One-Person Bento Box-Sized Rice Cooker Can Give You Freshly Cooked Rice At The Office

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SORA NEWS
 
High-speed cooking gadget is also great for those living the single life.
It was only last month that we had our minds blown by the Twin Chef, a Japanese kitchen gadget that allows you to cook rice and something to eat with it, such as delicious curry, simultaneously. But what if you’...

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Japan Reports 150 Coronavirus Cases

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South Korea says 27 infected by Chinese-originated virus, with 809 others under examinationJapan on Monday revealed that there were 150 coronavirus patients in the country, local media reported.
Those in Japan who tested positive for the novel coronavirus -- which originated in the city of W...

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Japan’s Lost-and-Found System Is Insanely Good

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CITY LAB
 
If you misplace your phone or wallet in Tokyo, chances are very good that you’ll get it back. Here’s why.
Phones left in taxis. Briefcases forgotten under train seats. Dropped wallets, abandoned umbrellas, misplaced purses. Japan’s 126 million residents lose a vast number of personal i...

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Doctor: Symptoms Mild, But Caution Needed

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NHK WORLD
 
A doctor who treated people infected with the new coronavirus says symptoms are relatively mild but measures should be taken to protect vulnerable people.
Satoshi Kutsuna of Japan's National Center for Global Health and Medicine spoke to NHK about his experience treating five patients...

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Japan Confirms Six More Cases From Quarantined Cruise Ship As Coronavirus Deaths Surpass SARS Toll

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JAPAN TIMES
 
SHANGHAI/BEIJING/TOKYO – China raised the death toll from the coronavirus epidemic to 811 on Sunday, passing the number killed globally by the SARS epidemic from 2002 to 2003 and raising anxiety among people preparing to return to work after an extended Lunar New Year break.
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