Pedestrians wearing protective masks

Tokyo records 16,129 new COVID-19 cases on February 18

Pedestrians wearing protective masks to help curb the spread of the coronavirus crowd a street in the Shinjuku area. The Tokyo Metropolitan Government confirmed 16,129 COVID-19 cases on Friday, after registering 17,864 cases Yesterday. Gallery pictures     (Photos by Rodrigo Reyes Marin). To license images please visit: ZUMAPRESS Continue reading Tokyo records 16,129 new COVID-19 cases on February 18

COVID-19 Mass Vaccination Center

COVID-19: Mass Vaccination Center Reopens in Tokyo

People wearing protective masks gather to receive a coronavirus vaccine at the COVID-19 mass vaccination center, reopened in downtown Tokyo on February 2, 2022, Japan. The Japanese government reopened a COVID-19 mass vaccination center in Tokyo, last Monday January 31, to speed up the third vaccine dose amid the rapid spread of the Omicron variant in the capital. Vaccination Center in Tokyo   (Photos by … Continue reading COVID-19: Mass Vaccination Center Reopens in Tokyo

(L to R) Chizuko Ueno Professor Emeritus of the University of Tokyo, Yutaka Iimura former Ambassador of Japan to France and journalist Mikio Haruna, speak during a news conference at The Foreign Correspondents' Club of Japan (FCCJ).

Press Conference: Cancel Tokyo Olympics

(L to R) Chizuko Ueno Professor Emeritus of the University of Tokyo, Yutaka Iimura former Ambassador of Japan to France and journalist Mikio Haruna, speak during a news conference at The Foreign Correspondents’ Club of Japan (FCCJ) on July 19, 2021, Tokyo, Japan. Representatives of novelists, composers, journalists, scholars, and diplomats called to cancel the Tokyo Olympics due to another wave of new COVID-19 cases … Continue reading Press Conference: Cancel Tokyo Olympics

Head of Japan Doctors Union Calls to Cancel the Olympics

Head of Japan Doctors Union Calls to Cancel the Olympics

Naoto Ueyama Chairman of the Japan Doctors Union speaks during a news conference at The Foreign Correspondents’ Club of Japan on May 27, 2021, Tokyo, Japan. The head of the Japan Doctor Union warned to hold Olympic Games with people from over 200 nations and territories (athletes and officials) this summer will be a risk to merge a new strain of coronavirus into the country. … Continue reading Head of Japan Doctors Union Calls to Cancel the Olympics

Mass COVID-19 Vaccination Center in Tokyo

Mass COVID-19 Vaccination Center in Tokyo

Older adults gather to receive the coronavirus vaccine at a coronavirus vaccination center in downtown Tokyo on May 26, 2021, Japan. From May 24, older people living in Tokyo and Osaka are receiving the Moderna coronavirus vaccines at mass vaccination sites launched by the Self-Defense Forces. Tokyo reported 542 new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday. (Photo by Rodrigo Reyes Marin). To license pictures and more … Continue reading Mass COVID-19 Vaccination Center in Tokyo

Battling Coronavirus in Nightlife Districts

Battling Coronavirus in Nightlife Districts – Press Conference

(L to R) Dr. Shinya Iwamuro urologist and public health advocate and Kaori Kohga head of the Nightlife Business Association, speak during the “Battling Coronavirus in Nightlife Districts” news conference at The Foreign Correspondents’ Club of Japan (FCCJ) on July 20, 2020, Tokyo, Japan. Kohga, who is representing hostess workers and clubs across Japan, came to the Club alongside Dr. Iwamuro to talk about the challenges … Continue reading Battling Coronavirus in Nightlife Districts – Press Conference

Updates on COVID-19 Japan

Updates on COVID-19 in Japan – Press Conference

Representatives of the Ministries of Japan (Cabinet Secretariat, Immigration Services Agency, Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare, and MOFA) speak during a press conference at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan (MOFA) on June 25, 2020, Tokyo, Japan. Representatives talked with journalists about their measures to reduce the new coronavirus spread in Japan. The news conference came a day after Tokyo reported 55 new … Continue reading Updates on COVID-19 in Japan – Press Conference