“Hina” dolls are unveiled by a doll maker in Tokyo, including a nurse giving a Covid-19 vaccine to a man. Japan is currently doing well in its fight against coronavirus, with only five new cases in its capital city on Wednesday. Photo: Kyodo
“Hina” dolls are unveiled by a doll maker in Tokyo, including a nurse giving a Covid-19 vaccine to a man. Japan is currently doing well in its fight against coronavirus, with only five new cases in its capital city on Wednesday. Photo: Kyodo

Japan rides calmer Covid-19 wave but new variant, resurgence of virus in Europe cause jitters

  • Japan has some, but not all, answers, with experts pointing to factors like vaccination timing, mutation ‘errors’ and the ‘media effect’
  • There is still worry that as temperatures dip and immunity wears off, infections will rise although it is hoped big spikes can be avoided

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
“Hina” dolls are unveiled by a doll maker in Tokyo, including a nurse giving a Covid-19 vaccine to a man. Japan is currently doing well in its fight against coronavirus, with only five new cases in its capital city on Wednesday. Photo: Kyodo
“Hina” dolls are unveiled by a doll maker in Tokyo, including a nurse giving a Covid-19 vaccine to a man. Japan is currently doing well in its fight against coronavirus, with only five new cases in its capital city on Wednesday. Photo: Kyodo
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