Japan is changing the way hospitals have to file coronavirus reports. Photo: Reuters Japan is changing the way hospitals have to file coronavirus reports. Photo: Reuters
Japan is changing the way hospitals have to file coronavirus reports. Photo: Reuters

Japanese decry boomer-era tech as hospitals file coronavirus cases by fax

  • Hospitals are legally required to send handwritten Covid-19 documents by fax to health centres – a dated practice that has been lambasted on social media
  • Contrary to its image as a hi-tech nation, data shows virtually every office and one in three households in Japan still have fax machines

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Japan is changing the way hospitals have to file coronavirus reports. Photo: Reuters Japan is changing the way hospitals have to file coronavirus reports. Photo: Reuters
Japan is changing the way hospitals have to file coronavirus reports. Photo: Reuters
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