A female Japanese tour guide has tested positive for the coronavirus for a second time according to government officials in Osaka after coming into contact with tourists from Wuhan.
Daily Mail. Thu, 27 Feb 2020 14:09:01 GMT.
Tokyo Olympics officials are considering scaling down the torch relay due to concerns over the coronavirus outbreak, the chief executive of the organizing committee said on Wednesday.
Newsmax. Wed, 26 Feb 2020 06:50:29 EDT.
TOKYO (AP) - Global shares fell Wednesday on growing fears that a new virus' spread may be unstoppable, hurting global growth considerably. ...
Yuri Kageyama. Washington Times. Wed, 26 Feb 2020 02:13:28 -0500.
TOKYO (AP) - Japanese electronics maker Panasonic declined to comment on reports Wednesday that it is planning to end its partnership with Tesla to produce solar panels at a factory in New York state. ...
Washington Times. Wed, 26 Feb 2020 02:02:03 -0500.
The Japanese government has said preparations for the upcoming Tokyo Olympics are progressing as scheduled despite concerns over the spread of the coronavirus.
Irish Independent. Wed, 26 Feb 2020 06:35:02 +0000.
Dick Pound, the longest-serving member of the International Olympic Committee, estimates there's a three-month window to decide the fate of this summer's Tokyo Olympics, which are being threatened by the fast-spreading COVID-19.
CBC News. Tue, 25 Feb 2020 09:59:58 EST.
A growing number of countries around the world are evacuating or planning to evacuate diplomatic staff and citizens from parts of China and a cruise ship in Japan hit by the new coronavirus. Read more here. ...
Helen Mukhina. Kyiv Post. Mon, 24 Feb 2020 11:54:23 +0000.
Two Australians who tested negative for the coronavirus after a two-week quarantine on the Diamond Princess docked in Japan tested positive for the virus when they returned home.
Voice of America. Fri, 21 Feb 2020 02:27:37 -0500.
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Facts About Japan
Japan, an island state off the east coast of Asia, is governed as a
constitutional monarchy. Its capital city is Tokyo; its second
largest city is Osaka. Japan's national currency is the Yen.
In 2007, Japan's estimated population was 127,433,000, and Japanese is
the primary language spoken in Japan.
For more news and information about Japan, visit this official
Japanese government website. For detailed maps of Japan, visit
this Japan map website.
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map of Japan.