Rise in coronavirus infections prompts Japan to limit public crowds
Monday, 17 February 2020 Japan canceled the emperor's birthday celebrations next week as it moved on Monday to limit crowds to contain the spread of the coronavirus, and said it will close the Tokyo Marathon to all but elite professional runners.
Two elderly passengers taken off the Diamond Princess cruise ship because they were infected with coronavirus have died, Japan's Health Ministry said. They are the first fatalities from the virus-stricken vessel, and Japan now has three deaths linked to the Covid-19 illness. Japan's NHK public...
With the number of coronavirus cases increasing, Japan is exploring new treatment options.
Japan plans to trial HIV medications to treat patients infected with the coronavirus.
A government spokesman..