Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga speaks to reporters at his official residence in Tokyo in the early hours of Thursday morning. Photo: Kyodo Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga speaks to reporters at his official residence in Tokyo in the early hours of Thursday morning. Photo: Kyodo
Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga speaks to reporters at his official residence in Tokyo in the early hours of Thursday morning. Photo: Kyodo
Japan

Japan’s out-of-touch leaders fail to engage young people in coronavirus response

  • Government officials and health experts have been exasperated at their inability to communicate with younger people
  • Yet nowhere are the stakes higher than in Japan, where nearly one-third are over the age of 65, and the virus response depends on voluntary cooperation

Topic |   Japan
Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga speaks to reporters at his official residence in Tokyo in the early hours of Thursday morning. Photo: Kyodo Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga speaks to reporters at his official residence in Tokyo in the early hours of Thursday morning. Photo: Kyodo
Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga speaks to reporters at his official residence in Tokyo in the early hours of Thursday morning. Photo: Kyodo
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