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· October, 2021

Stories about Japan from October, 2021

A McDonald's drive-through in Japan gets a visit from a sacred horse

A popular post on Japanese Twitter provides a glimpse into the long connection between horses and Shinto shrines in Japan.

Prefecture threatens to sue after being ranked one of the “least attractive” places in Japan

The annual survey asks respondents all over Japan to rank the attractiveness of the nation's 47 prefectures based on 84 different attributes, including natural features, cuisine, and tourist attractions.

COVID-19, vaccination and the progress of the global healthcare system

“ … obesity might soon be recognised as a vitally strategic global element in explaining varying COVID-19 levels between rich and poor.”

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