Kono has seen his popularity surge even as the government of his boss, Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga, has been battered by criticism over the pandemic.
The first shots, which are expected to be for medical workers, could begin around Feb. 17.
The slowness appears to be due to widespread hesitation in the country, including lingering safety concerns, doubts about the level of protection promised and a...
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Health agencies stress however that the vast majority of post-vaccination fatalities were elderly, already vulnerable and often sick.
The World Health Organization said Friday it had no plans to change its guidance recommending fabric face masks as new coronavirus variants spread, because
Although experts say vaccines should still work despite the mutations, there are still big obstacles to stamping out the virus.
The anime film beat out former record holder “Spirited Away,” due in part to fortuitous timing and word-of-mouth popularity.
Japan has one of the lowest rates of vaccine confidence in the world, according to a Lancet study, which found that fewer than 30% of people...
The capsule brought back by the Hayabusa2 space probe contained more than 5.4 grams of soil samples from a distant asteroid, exceeding the original target