Sumo wrestlers wearing masks arrive at Shin Osaka railway station in Japan on February 23, as Japan grapples with the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Kyodo News Sumo wrestlers wearing masks arrive at Shin Osaka railway station in Japan on February 23, as Japan grapples with the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Kyodo News
Sumo wrestlers wearing masks arrive at Shin Osaka railway station in Japan on February 23, as Japan grapples with the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Kyodo News
Rupakjyoti Borah
Opinion

Opinion

Rupakjyoti Borah

With Japan caught out by Covid-19, the Tokyo Olympics will be a challenge

  • As infections and deaths mount among Diamond Princess cruise passengers, Japan’s ad hoc response to the outbreak, in part possibly to avoid upsetting China, is looking wholly inadequate. Will it learn its lessons in time for the Summer Olympics?

Sumo wrestlers wearing masks arrive at Shin Osaka railway station in Japan on February 23, as Japan grapples with the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Kyodo News Sumo wrestlers wearing masks arrive at Shin Osaka railway station in Japan on February 23, as Japan grapples with the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Kyodo News
Sumo wrestlers wearing masks arrive at Shin Osaka railway station in Japan on February 23, as Japan grapples with the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Kyodo News
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