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As the amount of information in our society has increased, it has become ever more difficult to distinguish between correct and dubious information. The principle for dealing with infectious diseases is that, until the vaccines and wonder drugs become widely available, it is important to follow the basics of public hygiene: wearing masks, washing hands frequently and social distancing.


Nobuhiko Okabe, 74, former director of the Infectious Disease Surveillance Center of the National Institute of Infectious Diseases and currently, director general of the Kawasaki City Institute for Public Health. He is also a special advisor to the cabinet on anti-virus measures.

© Yomiuri Shimbun

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