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We’re covering a new sense of risk in Japan’s coronavirus outbreak, China’s travel ban and answers to your questions about India’s lockdown.
Japan could be at high risk
Since the first coronavirus case was confirmed in Japan in mid-January, health officials have reassured the public that their early containment measures have prevented the virus from raging out of control. The country of almost 127 million people has reported only 1,300 cases and 45 deaths.
But that tone has changed. On Thursday, Japan’s health minister, Katsunobu Kato, warned of evidence that Japan was now at a high risk of rampant infection.