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Date : February 17, 2020

Video report: Novel Coronavirus and Japan’s Countermeasures -from the experts’ viewpoint-

post date : 2020.02.18

FPCJ invited two experts on infectious diseases to speak about the domestic situation of the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Japan’s countermeasures, and findings of the diseases in Japan.

The briefing had a total of 32 participants including journalists from China, Taiwan, India, Singapore, France, Netherlands, Russia, UK, Brazil, and the USA.

Distributed Material

Date: February 17 (Mon), 2020, 16:30-18:00   

Theme: Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) and Japan’s Countermeasures-from the experts’ viewpoint-   

Dr. Wakita Takaji, Director-General, National Institute of Infectious Diseases, Japan
Dr. Omi Shigeru, Chief Director, Japan Community Health Care Organization   

MC (Japanese) 
until 13'33":Speech by the briefer (English)
from 13'34":Q&A session (English, with consecutive Japanese translation)


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