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Kabuki comeback

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Body temperature checks and hand sanitizing are shown to the media at the entrance of the Kabukiza Theater in Tokyo on Friday. The kabuki venue will reopen to the public on Saturday, following a five-month closure due to the coronavirus outbreak.

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Very professionally done and organized. I love this side of Japan, so quick to adapt.

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Very professionally done and organized. I love this side of Japan, so quick to adapt.

Except for the failure to comprehend that the virus can be transmitted from a person showing no symptoms, which makes removes any assurance a temperature check may give.

The kabuki venue will reopen to the public on Saturday, following a five-month closure due to the coronavirus outbreak.

Interesting time, being that Tokyo is in middle of a massive spike in cases that blows away the initial wave of cases which was what caused this theatre to close in the first place.

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Japan quick to adapt? It is August now. Many countries had temperature checks at the entrance to buildings, supermarkets, hospitals and so on in February. I have not once had my temperature checked at the entrance of a building in Japan. I have wondered if those high tech body temperature thermometers exist in Japan, if they are actually produced in Japan or sold under a Japanese brand name.

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@simian lane,

Japan.....quick to adapt.

8 months have gone by since the Diamond Princess docked in Tokyo/Yokohama and the Japanese have been the slowest to adapt to anything in spite of the well documented warning.

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Spitfire, I could not agree with you more. People are going out like life is normal, cramming into malls and water parks and so on like everything is normal. Junior High and High schools have not halted their sports clubs and having the kids playing basketball, soccer and all other sports you can think of. Until the government says stay home and lock down people this will not change.

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What a great time to be getting a bunch of mostly old people into a tightly packed room together in Tokyo.

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