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Posted in: Olympic-related COVID cases now 127 See in context

Since the beginning of the Olympic none of Japanese was tested positive. Ah, those foreigners again.

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Posted in: EU vaccine curbs may delay Japan's inoculation drive See in context

Good for Japan. Wait and observe.

https://www.lifesitenews.com/news/at-least-273-deaths-9845-adverse-events-after-covid-vaccination-so-far-cdc-data?utm_source=telegram

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Posted in: Osaka accidentally mails out funeral service ads to people infected with coronavirus See in context

Sad. Does this mean that all the information about tested people are passed to 3rd parties? How it comes they know to whom to send it?

I repeat again as jn other posts. Infected does not mean sick.

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Posted in: Tokyo reports 393 coronavirus cases; nationwide tally 1,792 See in context

Expect numbers falling further. If they want to make Italy here by putting everyone with positive test into hospital then who wants to risk? Positive doesn't mean sickness (yet)

From Mainichi News

A revision to the infectious disease law would introduce fines of up to 500,000 yen ($4,770) for COVID-19 patients resisting hospitalization and 300,000 yen for those who fail to participate in epidemiological surveys by health authorities.

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Posted in: UK death toll is 'horrendous', minister says, as grim milestone of 100,000 looms See in context

What? You have vaccine which suppose to do miracles not only in UK but in the world. Everyone will be free again. Hahaha Vaccine won't help but produce silent spreaders and one must take every 3 months . If still alive

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Posted in: UK stars from Ed Sheeran to Elton John raise alarm over post-Brexit music tours See in context

You are 3rd country now! Stop cherry picking again. Are musicians some kind of different people? Should Canadians, Australians or Japanese musicians get free ride too? These days go online and play. No need permits

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Posted in: WhatsApp stresses privacy as users flock to rivals See in context

I use 2 alternatives instead of WA which is not installed on my phone.

Signal is good though still based in US and need your phone number. However is free and this is what people wants. I use it but to make people switch it or even keep along their "irreplaceable" Whatsapp doesn't work. Excuse: My all friends and business are using it. Well...good luck.

Threema - Swiss based and cost only $2.99 one time purchase ( less than latte you buy everyday ). However for many it's a looot of money for the app. ( excuse again ). Threema runs on own servers and you don't need phone number or email to use it. It's based on ID and QR code. UI is much better then Signal or WA.

You may check this comparison:

https://threema.ch/en/blog/posts/messenger-comparison-2021

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Posted in: Tokyo reports record high 1,591 new coronavirus cases; nationwide tally 6,001 See in context

I just wish the hospitals here in Japan were as rational as you and prepared an adequate response on time for the winter.

You wish

https://www.newsonjapan.com/html/newsdesk/article/129540.php

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Posted in: Tokyo reports record high 1,591 new coronavirus cases; nationwide tally 6,001 See in context

 Sometimes the whole thing feels like a surreal global drama with bit parts, actors and actresses all playing their roles.

Exactly. This is this not sometimes :) I watched vaccine advert on one of the European TV. They encourage people to take it as very safe and show happy faces going out of hospital and then meeting friends without masks.

The same show when it was played those who were leaving hospital after they survived this unknown orchestrated illness.

This is good news but far future as vaccine must make return on investments first

https://scitechdaily.com/groundbreaking-treatment-for-severe-covid-19-using-stem-cells-its-like-smart-bomb-technology-in-the-lung/

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Posted in: Larry King, hospitalized with COVID, moved out of ICU See in context

As I wrote earlier these days everything. is called "corona". Broken arm is broken corona, small cut is small corona.

Hospitals make big bucks for treating this mysterious virus. Even more when they use tube.

He is fine because this wasn't corona but minor flu. ( Oh, flu probably doesn't exist anymore...)

I'm really happy for him. He was likely checked, got antibiotics and was free to go back home. However, because of media he needed to spend 2 days in hospital.

I wished millions of other people whom we don't know, but just hear numbers end up like him.

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Posted in: Veteran talk show host Larry King hospitalized with COVID-19: report See in context

These days everything covid. There is no other sickness. This is business. In US hospital say Covid they get $10,000 when connected to tube another $50,000

I know the same happens in some European country.

Besides, good reason to push cooked within 6 months and untested vaccine.

I hope Larry will fight even with his many pre-existing conditions. Maybe give the same cocktail as Trump got.

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Posted in: EU vows 'final push' in UK trade talks but fish rift threatens deal See in context

I'm was voted down when I wrote a few rimes here that EU is desperate to get a deal. They cannot stop to talk.

They tested UK border closure now in the name of new virus. Isn't strange timing? They show what is going to be like when there is no deal.

Next they EU Commission called to reopen borders again. z lesson learned. Now let's get this f&@&g fish deal or drag the negotiations for another 5 years because we in EU need your fishes.

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Posted in: Suga denies need for state of emergency as cumulative infections top 200,000 See in context

Hmm, so Japanese passport holders can travel freely from hotspots like England with no requirement to self-isolate upon return to Japan? Seems a bit dodgy.

Japanese are required to self isolate as everyone who arrives in Japan regardless of nationality. The things that no one in Japan really enforce it. It's up to those people wether they want to stay home or just go to do shopping. All you have to do is answer 2 questions everyday via LINE

do you feel good today?

do you have fever?

That's it. No tracing about you walking around the city.

Diplomats are free to travel. Without PCR I guess

Yes and No.

Yes they don't have to do test before coming to Japan as long term foreign residents.

No, they are not free of test at arrival. They are tested as everyone else. The difference is that they don't have to wait for the result at the airport but proceed to immigration and go home. They receive result by phone 3 days later. They cannot use public transport and must quarantine as everyone else. This is information from my direct source.

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Posted in: Australia watchdog sues Facebook over 'misleading' VPN app See in context

FB has own VPN? Naive people believed that FREE is safe to use it and first of all from privacy respecting FB

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Posted in: New Zealand aims to open travel bubble with Australia by April See in context

... they are currently covid free and have been for most of the last 6 months, and with only 5 million people to vaccinate,,,,

why would they need to be injected with unknown? they handled very good and I think they can maintain it this way. Their leaders got experience.

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Posted in: Tokyo reports record high 621 new coronavirus cases; nationwide tally 3,041 See in context

Lovers of vactination here is good article for you

https://m.dw.com/en/when-will-we-have-a-covid-19-vaccine/a-55648707?maca=en-rss-en-all-1573-rdf

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Posted in: No deal on Brexit trade very very likely, British PM Johnson says See in context

Dec. 31st, 2020 at 23:59 ECT or GMT(?) you will see a deal. EU cannot stop negotiations. Now plan is on Sunday as last day. Who believe in it? EU will keep pushing for something so the German cars and French wine and keep going to UK

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Posted in: Asian governments could require travelers to be vaccinated against COVID-19: AirAsia CEO See in context

It is against the law in Japan to mandate everyone get vaccinated.

Most of law incl. constitution don't apply to foreign residents.

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Posted in: Japan to set up health monitoring center for inbound tourists in March See in context

and returning Japanese from overseas are need to do the same?

they are Japanese...I think not need add it more here.

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Posted in: Japan to set up health monitoring center for inbound tourists in March See in context

I living in Japan don’t even know how to beg for a PCR test.

¥2900

https://www.timeout.com/tokyo/news/this-new-covid-19-testing-centre-in-shinbashi-offers-pcr-tests-for-just-2-900-120220

They get a PCR test upon arrival

and must go through hassle and pay before come to Japan too.

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Posted in: EU stops short of advising against holiday travel over virus See in context

“Every 17 seconds a person loses their life due to COVID-19 in Europe,” EU health commissioner Stella Kyriakides said. 

Exactly, because many people who are waiting for other treatments or surgeries are turned away due to bed shortages that have been assigned to covid only patients.

So yes, people die due to covid only available beds.

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Posted in: Japan to allow 'large-scale' overseas visitor numbers for 2020 Olympics: report See in context

As many countries use technology and security these days to deliver PCR test result by email in English, it won't pass in Japan. YOU MUST SHOW THEIR SPECIFIC FORMAT with SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS how the test is to be conducted. Now imagine all those people crashing MOFA website to download doc. and please their test centers to do manual work.

From MOFA website:

This format (Word) filled and signed by a medical institution is considered to be valid. So, in principle, please use this format

https://www.mofa.go.jp/files/100078393.docx

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Posted in: UK authorizes Pfizer coronavirus vaccine for emergency use; 1st in the world See in context

Good news for big pharma and for all of us. Miracle won't happen as you think. Watch out for side effects. Thank you those who will sacrifice their lives first before the rest of the world.

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Posted in: European regulator to decide Dec 29 on 1st virus vaccine See in context

It is a very positive development and hopefully the regulators will find the results robust enough to approve the use of the vaccine. This is the product of a huge amount of effort

of course it is to bring side effects without proper clinical tests. You like to manipulate your DNA? Good luck.

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Posted in: Red Cross chief urges vaccine 'fake news' fight See in context

In a quarter of countries, Rocca said, the study found that the acceptance rate for a vaccine against the coronavirus was near or below 50 percent

another guy paid by WHO or RedCross worries about vaccination which is unfinished, rushed to make without exactly knowing what is for, likely to do something with human DNA. On JTV was program in which someone gave his opinion too. He asked the same question as what it suppose to do something that normally takes years to produce. Media and politicians are the one who see nothing else but vaccination. It stinks here something. No wonder there are so many theories. I know for sure that it is not something you want to have injected right now. Only healthy people were tested and how about those who have pre-existing conditions and take glorified and miraculously problem solving vaccine?

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Posted in: UK says Brexit trade talks with EU are in their 'last week' See in context

If there is no deal, New Year’s Day will bring huge disruption,

This is what EU is scared most. UK keeps EU hostage knowing that Barnier and team will come up with something to not allow this happen. I read in another news that there will be small agreement even though French want first to have translated into French but Barnier said there is no time for it. ( means just sign it whatever because we loose ).

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Posted in: Tokyo reports 561 new coronavirus cases; nationwide tally 2,678 See in context

Yesterday around midnight on the way home I saw many young drunk Japanese women and men without masks but enjoying together. Many of them were heading home too hanging on each other arms. I think they assume that "my friend is fine" so the other friends may think the same way.

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Posted in: Gov't considers compulsory private health insurance for int'l Olympic visitors See in context

When they connect NHI with MyNumber it may definitely reduce "free riders". On the other hand doctor cannot refuse to help someone in need so some kind of system is needed. Travel Insurance for visitors should be compulsory.

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Posted in: Hope growing that married couples will be allowed to use different surnames See in context

@garypen

I found that in the Netherlands dual citizenship are only allowed to people from Middle-East, Refugees and those married to Dutch Citizen. Others must renounce own passport. Worse, their Gov. take away automatically Dutch citizenship from Native born Dutch in Netherlands who didn't live in the country for 10 years. I guess they have another citizenship while living abroad because one cannot leave someone stateless

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Posted in: Tokyo Olympics: Q&A on vaccines, fans, qualifying and costs See in context

Bach wants push people for unsafe vaccination in order to take part in Olympic even though it wouldn't be compulsory in their home country.

https://www.dw.com/en/coronavirus-can-we-trust-recent-covid-vaccine-successes/a-55623111

PRs and Spouses of Japanese get ready to be allowed to re-entry with certificate of vaccination instead of PCR? Bach has triggered the idea. Japanese nationals won't need of course because it's not going to be compulsory. Residents won't need either as long as you stay in here.

Peace

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