Johnson & Johnson seeks Japan's approval for coronavirus vaccine

Johnson & Johnson seeks Japan's approval for coronavirus vaccine

American drugmaker Johnson & Johnson files an application with the Japanese health ministry for approval of its coronavi...

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Mass coronavirus vaccination starts in Tokyo and Osaka

Mass coronavirus vaccination starts in Tokyo and Osaka

Mass coronavirus vaccination centers begin operating in Tokyo and Osaka, with medical workers from the Self-Defense Forc...

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City in eastern Japan signs MOU to host Slovenian team's Olympic camp

City in eastern Japan signs MOU to host Slovenian team's Olympic camp

The city of Abiko in eastern Japan signs a memorandum of understanding with Slovenia to host the European country’s athl...

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Okinawa included under Japan's coronavirus state of emergency

Okinawa included under Japan's coronavirus state of emergency

The Japanese government decides to include Okinawa among prefectures where its state of emergency over the coronavirus i...

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Japan approves Moderna and AstraZeneca vaccines

Japan approves Moderna and AstraZeneca vaccines

Japan’s health ministry approves the use of coronavirus vaccines made by Moderna and AstraZeneca.

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Soccer player Iniesta's home stadium in Kobe to be used for mass vaccination

Soccer player Iniesta's home stadium in Kobe to be used for mass vaccination

E-commerce giant Rakuten and the city of Kobe in western Japan announce that Noevir Stadium, the home venue of Vissel Ko...

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Kangaroo attacks zookeeper

Kangaroo attacks zookeeper

A kangaroo that was fighting with another one attacks a zookeeper in Nagasaki Prefecture.

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Japan to accept around 78,000 overseas officials and workers at Tokyo Games

Japan to accept around 78,000 overseas officials and workers at Tokyo Games

Organizers will limit overseas officials and workers at the Tokyo Games to around 78,000.

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Neutralizing antibodies remain in 97% of patients after 12 months: Japanese study

Neutralizing antibodies remain in 97% of patients after 12 months: Japanese study

Japanese researchers find out that COVID-19 neutralizing antibodies remained in 97% of the patients after 12 months.

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IOC reassures Tokyo Olympics will be safe

IOC reassures Tokyo Olympics will be safe

IOC President Thomas Bach reassures anxious Japan that the Tokyo Olympics will be safe.

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