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Tokyo launches center for disease control as double epidemic feared

National Oct 2, 2020

Tokyo launches center for disease control as double epidemic feared

The Tokyo Metropolitan Government launched on Thursday its own version of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, aiming to step up its response to COVID-19 and other infectious diseases. The Tokyo Center for Infectious Disease Control and Prevention (iCDC), is set to consider ...

Japan's spokesman has no comment on Trump's coronavirus infection

National Oct 2, 2020

Japan's spokesman has no comment on Trump's coronavirus infection

U.S. President Donald Trump's announcement that he has tested positive for the coronavirus sent Tokyo stocks sliding Friday afternoon but drew a quiet response from the central government. Chief Cabinet Secretary Katsunobu Kato said he is aware of the news, but added the government is ...

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