Feb. 20, 2020

Koizumi Regrets Skipping Coronavirus Meeting

Tokyo, Feb. 19 (Jiji Press)--Japanese Environment Minister Shinjiro Koizumi in a flip-flop on Wednesday showed regret at having skipped a government meeting on the new coronavirus outbreak in favor of attending a New Year party held by a group of his supporters in his hometown.

Japan Confirms More Cases of New Coronavirus Infection

Tokyo, Feb. 19 (Jiji Press)--More people in Japan were confirmed on Wednesday to be infected with the new coronavirus that originated in Wuhan in China's Hubei Province.


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