Category: COVID-19

Care Coronavirus COVID-19 Disability Japan

Care facility workers say Government cloth masks too small for adults

Matsuzaki Akiyo, the facility’s manager, says she prefers disposable masks because cloth masks are said to be less effective in preventing infections.

Coronavirus COVID-19 Disability Japan

As COVID-19 cases increase in Japan, disability researchers warn of ‘neglect’ and ‘crisis’

Professor Shinya Tateiwa of Ritsumeikan University, issued a statement in light of the spread of the new coronavirus, “so as not to neglect the lives of people with disabilities,” calling upon healthcare professionals. Amid concerns over the the healthcare delivery system, such as the lack of beds and respirators to accommodate patients, Tateiwa expressed a sense of crisis as his life could be selected.

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Anxiety rises at Chiba Prefecture facilities for disabled people as “non-contact type thermometer is not available”

Shigeo Hoshino, the manager of Akebono-no-en, said: “The country attaches great importance to refraining from going out and refraining from contact with people. I’m afraid of the spread of the infection because of the nature of the facility, which means that people live in groups. “