I hope they realize they may soon be in big need of Japans military.
Didn't know Japan had a military. My bad, they have a military but they don't have an army.
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The vaccination rate in Japan lags far behind those of other countries such as Britain and the United States since Japan relies entirely on imports for its coronavirus vaccine supply.
Even if it was domestically produced it would still lag because here people don't use their discretion and follow strictly a manual, the vaccines were wasted because it wasn't stated in the manual that they could give it who hadn't an appointment.
The only country with a minister of vaccine yet the rollout is turtle pace, imagine the outcome if there was no minister. Maybe there is no minister of PCR test that is why testing hss been unbelievably low.
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The paper I linked to was published last month in Nature (Medecine), which just happens to be one of the best and most prestigious scientific journal out there.
Which paper did Obokata publish that her paper in ? If I am not mistaken wasn't it Nature.
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Is the Influenza vaccine a NEW vaccine?
Is the Influenza Vaccine I take here in japan made in China?
The word "New" and "China" weren't in your post, go check what you wrote.
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Next week will probably be in the 1000s.
You are dead wrong, there is no way it will be allowed to reach 1000 with the Olympics
approaching. The number will hover below 600 and that can be achieved easily by keeping
the tests numbers low. Don't you find it strange that all of a sudden Osaka has decided to tests
more than Tokyo and taken the focus away from Tokyo that has an olympic to host.
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Under the COVID-19 guidelines called the "playbook" released by the organizers in February, athletes will be tested for the virus at least every four days.
Will the IOC be in charge of the testing like doping test, if it is the host country doing the test, it might end up
mired in controversy where a strong contender can be ruled out as positive and an independent
test later on after the event revealing it was a false positive and nothing can really be done as PCR test
are not 100% accurate. The PCR tests should be treated by the IOC with the same importance like doping test.
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Texas A&M Aggie
As my President and everyone's Leader of the Free World, Joe Biden, repeatedly says, get a vaccine into your body. It makes no difference where it comes from, just get the jab(s).
Surprise, surprise, since when did Joe Biden become your president ?
Do you remember who wrote this ?
Nov. 8, 2020 11:15 am JSTPosted in: Biden calls for healing in appeal to Trump voters See in context
Biden is not my President. Not now, not ever.
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Even if it is 100% so far it is from china I won't allow it into my body,
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You can't blame the people with the messages they are being given, but the situation in Osaka is as bad as it has ever been and most of the cases are a more infectious variant. If it made sense before to tell people to not leave Osaka, the same logic must apply now.
Thousand of people move between Osaka and Tokyo daily, there is no way the more infectious variant in Osaka won't spread to Tokyo, Genome test in Tokyo is extremely low compared to Kobe and Osaka hence the misconception that Osaka has a more infectious variant than Tokyo. Like with PCR tests, strangely Osaka is testing more than Tokyo hence another misconception that there are more infection in Osaka than Tokyo.
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I have never understood the purpose of the mainstream media announcing about percentage reduction or increase of people at major stations or city centers in major cities after the government issues a SOE or quasi SOE. It is like they are trying to convey the message that the measures will yield dividend if crowds reduce in those places all the while they deliberately don't mention the sardine-packed trains when there is no study anywhere that people cannot get infected in the train.
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Remember Folks! Japan has one the of the lowest deaths in the world! You are lucky to be living in Japan.
Remember folks ! Japan has one of the lowest Pre and Postmortem testing as well as one of the lowest vaccine rollout. How lucky we are living in here Japan.
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The strange thing is that, though they won't admit it, most of the small restaurant owners are happy
closing at 8pm and getting the 60,000 yen handouts from the gov't. They have reduced their staff to the barest minimum and happy with pocketing money free money.
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The number (347 men and 223 women) is the result of 7,714 tests conducted on April 7.
Editor: Story will be updated later with nationwide numbers.
Hope the number of tests for Osaka will be provided so that we can compare
and understand what is happening
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How many of these cases are the "eek" Japan variant?
Didn't know there was a Japan Variant.
All I hear is England, Brazil and S.A variants.
With the strong tendency to look good and maintain a good image abroad, doubt it will
be called such even if it really did exist as that might jeopardise the olympics or taint the
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Steady as she goes. Although I still think the Olympics will happen in some reduced form, all bets are off if the variant from Osaka takes hold in Tokyo.
Which variant is in Osaka ?
Hope you are not buying into that stupid idea raised by one of those so-called experts that
the new variants found room to increase in Osaka because Osaka got rid of the normal variant, whereas
Tokyo was still rife with the old variant and as such the new variants hadn't room to infiltrate in Tokyo.
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This guy must be hailed for his attention to fine details and meticulous planning.
He is really one of a kind. Goes out looking for shoes, takes the details of the shoe
goes hunting for a new pair, purchases it and heads back for the switching.
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A relatively speedy spread of mutations in Tokyo could leave the capital dealing with over 1,400 daily infections in May -- up from around 500 seen in early April -- an increase that would make variants a major source of new COVID-19 infections by around July, the estimate shows.
Looks like the people who made the estimate have never looked at the PCR test numbers, and
don't know that or that Tokyo will be hosting an olympic a few months from now and no way on earth
that the number of tests will be allowed to increase nor private clinic positive test number added to the results.
and end up jeopardising the precious olympics that is why of late Osaka is acting as the boggie with the highest positive numbers afterall Osaka hasn't an olympic and doing what a member of One Team does, take one for the team.
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University of Tokyo economists estimate the Japanese capital could see an additional 4 trillion yen economic hit if highly contagious coronavirus variants spread quickly across the city, but says the impact can be mitigated if infections are slowed.
And how are they slowed ?, by having restaurants close at 8pm while the trains are packed tight
with J-inc foot soldiers or Karaoke and sports events going on with spectators.
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They saw sense. Unions destroy more jobs and just make everyone poorer.
How do they do it, care to elaborate ?
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Assets liquidation and technology transfers. Many Chinese firms as well as other firms in the Southeast Asia and India want to get their hands on the pieces of Japanese,
and that is why the answer will no.
Living in the past or on past glory.
The gap in technology between Japan and China is narrowing and in some fields China
has surpassed Japan and forged ahead.
and this is coming from someone like me who hates China with a passion. Compare the number
of patent application between the two countries even, the difference is staggering
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End of fishing industry in Japan!
It will never happen, people have been brought up from small with the belief that anything produced here in Japan especially here in Japan is safer and of better quality than from abroad and dumping it into the sea won't change that when you have a mainstream media acting like the mouthpiece of the government and more
interested in fanning nationalism that delivering the truth.
I buy 5kg California Calrose rice at costco for 1200yen and I am very happy with the taste, not different from
Koshihikari or hitomebore or the other Japanese brand rice, Infact, I am very happy most Japanese are
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My business got the 1 million yen and it took 8 months for them to process and finally aprove it.
Lucky you. You got the one million, I got zero because I just started concentrating on growing my online and export business and as a result there wasn't any comparable data for the previous year, my shop on amazon has stayed closed for a year now and online sales to foreign countries has also dried with inability to fulfill orders due to the prolonged stopping acceptance of air package to the U.S and my other major markets, all the while the national insurance has kept on bombarding me with bills for pension and medical insurance despite making virtually nothing, Time for capitalism to make way for something different as it won't end well but end with a french revolution kind of ending that the masses will take to the streets demanding they have been screwed enough by a selected few and are not taking it any longer.
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What happens to the unesco naming of washoku as a world heritage or japanese themselves always reminding us how washoku is synonymous with health.?
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This will be a huge setback for their fishing industry, as no one will be buying fish from their area anymore.
You and I will buy without knowing it was caught in waters of fukushima, all it takes is processing the fish in another far off prefecture and labelling as product of that prefecture. I don't eat raw fish and can easily refrain from eating fresh fish, may be buy frozen fish from abroad, so far money is concerned I have learned not to trust my brothers ir even my wife.
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The Japanese government is poised to release treated radioactive water accumulated at the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant into the sea despite opposition from fishermen, sources familiar with the matter said Friday.
There is easily boj printed money, hope the fishermen are not offered a wad of cash and they withdraw their opposition, Though money is important, I hope they understand that the health of the nation is more important. The government splashed money at localities that accepted to host nuclear plants or waste and these localities awash with free easy money built structures. Bridges, roads etc that were never used and fukushima has shown that the price to pay is very high and far surpasses the free money from the government.
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They listened to the public, consulted with "experts", but still make the predetermined decision.
The experts are members of the nuclear village sharing similar views to the jiminto government, these are the same experts that through the mainstream had for years been deceiving the public that nuclear is very safe and accidents can never occur only for the tohoku earthquare to debunk years of deceit.
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The treated water containing radioactive tritium, a byproduct of nuclear reactors, is said to pose little risk to human health because even if one drinks the water, so long as the tritium concentration is low, the amounts of tritium would not accumulate in the body and would soon be excreted.
Said by who ? How about doing some research before writing an article. If it is said by someone with interest in the nuclear village should we believe them because they are so called experts?
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