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Posted in: Tokyo governor urges young people to get vaccinated to slow virus surge See in context

The message needs to be displayed more widely within the community . . . e.g. such precautions should be displayed on electronic signage such as those seen at train stations and Shibuya Crossing . . . . website should be setup to direct people where they can receive free vaccinations . . . .

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Posted in: Tokyo reports record 2,848 new coronavirus cases; nationwide tally 7,629 See in context

Social distancing, mask wearing especially, should be a requirement of all foreign visitors including Olympians . . . young people should continue to receive vaccinations . . . .

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Posted in: Russian dominance See in context

Do not think it is good for Japanese people to salute a Russian flag . . . .

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Posted in: Abe siblings win judo gold in Olympic first See in context

Omedetou gozaimasu!

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Posted in: Japan’s honor system unstaffed produce stands get a stylish upgrade See in context

Just like that old saying, "We'll leave the lights on for you . . . . "

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Posted in: Tokyo reports 1,832 coronavirus cases; nationwide tally 4,943 See in context

According to recent reports by JT, it is the youth 20-40s who need to be vaccinated, and kept protected (social distancing, masks) the most . . . .

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Posted in: Do you think there should be permanent host cities for both the summer and winter Olympics? See in context

No one country or area, should always have the "home team advantage".

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Posted in: Tokyo reports 1,387 new coronavirus cases; nationwide tally 3,758 See in context

Keep vaccinating . . . .

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Posted in: Tokyo Olympic beds are sturdy, organizers says after 'anti-sex' report See in context

1980 track & field world games, LA - the grandstands were enough for some . . . .

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Posted in: Most major cities in Japan revise vaccine plans amid supply crunch See in context

Instead of watching more Japanese become sick, it is better if the Japanese government to educate (through newspapers, posters, etc.) how vaccines work . . . . Vaccines help the body's immune system to protect against the virus like Covid-19 . . . . it is important for young people to know . . . . Here's an article found on the Internet,

https://www.who.int/news-room/feature-stories/detail/how-do-vaccines-work?gclid=CjwKCAjwos-HBhB3EiwAe4xM99uwdOmyurDzwpTxoOqj1HklgUQWRQlpToSitGWkgNjmD3ns84HKaRoCcWkQAvD_BwE

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Posted in: Most major cities in Japan revise vaccine plans amid supply crunch See in context

My wife, and I were vaccinated with Moderna vaccine . . . also good . . . .

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Posted in: What are some of your favorite foods or snacks for coping with Japan's summer heat? See in context

Kyuuri momi, or cucumber salad has been a summer favorite since childhood . . . .

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Posted in: Bach urges Japanese to support Olympics See in context

It's very disconcerting to see many Japanese people upset by the Olympics and publicly protesting . . . as the Covid-19 appears to be a concern, it is important that more Japanese are vaccinated to protect them from the virus . . . other concerns should be addressed by a town hall type meeting with members of the public . . . .

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Posted in: What to do if your phone battery dies when using a mobile transit pass on a Japanese train See in context

. . . so you have a reserve battery with you and/or you use "Power Reserve Mode" on the mobile phone . . . I don't have a mobile phone but was thinking about it for the future . . . .

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Posted in: Internet misinformation fans COVID vaccine hesitancy among Japanese young people See in context

It is important that the 20s-50s age groups, those most affected by the virus, get vaccinated . . . . Here is an article about how the approved US vaccines have been effective against the variants,

https://getvaccineanswers.org/question/vaccine-protection?gclid=Cj0KCQjwub-HBhCyARIsAPctr7ydrxwD9kFqF4wWSkRR_pQgQN_MN9umBLjmaZivBQHSpRrbQpbxgZIaAn4lEALw_wcB#do-the-vaccines-protect-against-the-variants

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Posted in: Vaccine deliveries rising as Delta virus variant slams Asia See in context

Here's an article from the Internet,

https://getvaccineanswers.org/question/vaccine-protection?gclid=Cj0KCQjwub-HBhCyARIsAPctr7ydrxwD9kFqF4wWSkRR_pQgQN_MN9umBLjmaZivBQHSpRrbQpbxgZIaAn4lEALw_wcB#do-the-vaccines-protect-against-the-variants

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Posted in: Fewer than 1,000 VIPs may attend Olympic opening ceremony See in context

Even with fewer attendees, it is probably still important to well sanitize the different venues . . . .

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Posted in: Tokyo reports 1,149 new coronavirus cases; nationwide tally 3,194 See in context

Vaccination outreach should continue . . . .

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Posted in: Tokyo reports 830 new coronavirus cases; nationwide tally 2,386 See in context

Based on the increase in numbers of patients, it appears "No Spectators" is the right decision . . . .

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Posted in: Workers express frustration as Tokyo enters 4th COVID-19 emergency See in context

In Tokyo, major commercial facilities are obliged to close by 8 p.m. Attendance at large events is capped at 5,000 people or 50 percent of a venue's capacity, whichever is fewer.

5K sounds like too many . . . .

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Posted in: Heavy rain pounds southwest Japan; alert issued for 245,000 residents See in context

We feel for you, those imperiled by the big rains . . . .

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Posted in: Indonesia short on oxygen, seeks help as virus cases soar See in context

Wonder if their problem is due in part to overdevelopment . . . trees, and plants are necessary to create oxygen through photosynthesis.

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Posted in: Tokyo reports 920 new coronavirus cases; nationwide tally 2,191 See in context

Continue public awareness and communication to the public that social distancing, mask wearing, and vaccination are still important to reducing the Covid-19 threat . . . .

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Posted in: What's your favorite coffee shop chain in Japan? See in context

Kissaten . . . .

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Posted in: Krispy Kreme releasing new donuts and drink that blend Japanese flavors and European desserts See in context

The donut with three adzuki beans looks good -

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Posted in: Which cities do you think are among the best planned in the world in terms of infrastructure, urban design, greenery and public facilities? See in context

Some cities, to think about,

Washington, DC, USA Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada Montreal, Quebec, Canada Tokyo, Japan Brussels, Belgium San Francisco, California, USA San Jose, California, USA Burlington, Vermont, USA Osaka, Japan Nagoya, Japan

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Posted in: Japanese politician Skull Reaper A-ji sues city for refusing to show his masked face See in context

Mask appears offensive to those of a more civilized mind . . . . ?

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Posted in: What's your favorite coffee shop chain in Japan? See in context

I voted for S~bucks but another favorite was Kissetan.

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Posted in: 3 weeks before Olympics, Japan still unsure about spectators See in context

There is an old saying, "It is better to be safe than sorry".

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