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Coronavirus Cluster Busting near Its Limit: Experts

Coronavirus Cluster Busting near Its Limit: Experts

   Tokyo, Nov. 22 (Jiji Press)--Japan's approach of busting coronavirus infection clusters to contain outbreaks is nearing its limit, according to experts.
   "The current epidemic cannot be put under control through cluster busting," a member of a health ministry advisory panel said. "It is necessary to take powerful steps to prevent infection."
   Japan's approach to combating the novel coronavirus features cluster busting led by public health centers nationwide.
   Cluster busting involves aggressive backward contact tracing that tries to identify the original sources of outbreaks.
   The method, called Japan Model, is said to have been effective in curbing the spread of the virus so far.

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