Tokyo: Around 330,000 chickens will be culled in Japan's Aomori Prefecture due to a new outbreak of bird flu, the local administration said on Friday. more
Japan reports monthly record of over 8,000 Covid-related deaths in Jan

Tokyo: Japan has faced a new surge of COVID-related deaths, with 8,103 fatalities recorded in January so far, the highest monthly tally since the start of the pandemic, data from the Japa ...

COVID-19: China blocks South Korea and Japan visas

Beijing: Chinese authorities have stopped issuing short-term visas to individuals from South Korea and Japan in retaliation for Covid restrictions imposed on Chinese travellers.

Japan to cull about 100,000 chickens following new bird flu outbreak: Ministry

Tokyo: About 100,000 chickens will be culled in Japan due to a new outbreak of bird flu, registered in Miyazaki Prefecture on Tuesday, the Agriculture Ministry said.

Japan govt imposing mandatory Covid testing for arrivals from China: Reports

Tokyo: Mandatory testing for COVID-19 is being introduced by the Japanese government from December 30 upon arrival for travelers from China due to an increase in the number of confirmed c ...

Japan records 3 community transmitted Omicron cases: Reports

Tokyo/UNI/Sputnik: Japan's city of Osaka reported its first three community transmitted cases of the Omicron coronavirus strain on Wednesday, Kyodo news agency reported.

Black particles found in Moderna Covid-19 vaccine in Japan

Tokyo: Japan has put a batch of Moderna Covid-19 vaccine on hold after black particles were spotted in a vial.

Nepal to get 1.6 million AstraZeneca vaccine doses as donation from Japan

Japan will donate 1.6 million Astra-Zeneca Covid-19 vaccine doses to Nepal through the WHO’s COVAX, which will help the country to provide the second dose to people who had already ...

Pfizer's COVID vaccine approved for minors aged 12-15 in Japan

Moscow/Sputnik: The Japanese government approved Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine for ages 12 to 15 on Monday, the media reported.

Five new cases of UK Coronavirus strain registered in Japan : Reports

Moscow/Sputnik: Japan’s Ministry of Health has registered five new cases of the UK coronavirus variant, three of them reported among residents of Saitama Prefecture, The Nikkei repo ...