A school student reacts while being vaccinated against the Rubella. Rubella infections are spreading across Japan, raising concern that a potentially long-term epidemic could sap travel demand ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics. Photo: EPA

Rubella spreading across Japan, raising concern before Tokyo Games

  • The total number of rubella patients in 2018 is expected to top 2,000 for the first time in nearly five years
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A school student reacts while being vaccinated against the Rubella. Rubella infections are spreading across Japan, raising concern that a potentially long-term epidemic could sap travel demand ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics. Photo: EPA
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