October 14, 2022
How Japan Got the Pandemic Right – and Wrong
By Trevor Incerti and Hikaru Yamagishi
As Japan reopens, a look back at its handling of the COVID-19 pandemic from the beginning.
February 06, 2021
Lack of Transparency Complicates Japan’s Handling of COVID-19
By Xiaochen Su
Best practices for containing COVID-19 include widespread testing, aggressive contact tracing, and open public communication. The Japanese government does none of these.
June 26, 2020
Japan’s Pragmatic Approach to COVID-19 Testing
By Haruka Sakamoto
At this point it is necessary to develop a stepwise approach from the end of the state of emergency to a final exit strategy.
April 27, 2020
Japan’s Surge in COVID-19 Infections Threatens To Derail Healthcare System
By Thisanka Siripala
Overstretched emergency rooms struggle to treat a growing number of coronavirus inpatients.