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· April, 2020

Stories about Japan from April, 2020

29 April 2020

Japanese superfood can't combat COVID-19, but may prolong your life

COVID-19

In mid-March, a consumer research company in Japan found that nearly 40 percent of Japanese people they surveyed incorporated special foods into their diet in order to "boost their immune...

22 April 2020

Top Japanese pop stars upload music to YouTube to boost spirits during lockdown

With their spring and summer stadium tours canceled, a variety of Japanese pop superstars decided to help lift the spirits of fans who were now largely confined to home.

3 April 2020

As Japan's COVID-19 cases jump four-fold, Abe government launches response

COVID-19

Although Japan seemed to have largely contained COVID-19 in February and early March, confirmed cases nearly quadrupled since March 23.

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