Hitoshi Oshitani, a virologist and infectious disease specialist. Photo: Bloomberg Hitoshi Oshitani, a virologist and infectious disease specialist. Photo: Bloomberg
Hitoshi Oshitani, a virologist and infectious disease specialist. Photo: Bloomberg

Doctor who saved Japan once faces new coronavirus fight without lockdowns

  • Hitoshi Oshitani’s ‘Three Cs’ approach – avoiding closed spaces, crowded places and close contact situations – helped Japan avoid a widespread outbreak
  • Amid a resurgence, Oshitani fears it will become harder to influence behaviour in the winter, as Japan has no ability to enforce restrictions

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Hitoshi Oshitani, a virologist and infectious disease specialist. Photo: Bloomberg Hitoshi Oshitani, a virologist and infectious disease specialist. Photo: Bloomberg
Hitoshi Oshitani, a virologist and infectious disease specialist. Photo: Bloomberg
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