Category: Disability

Coronavirus COVID-19 Disability Elderly Japan

Tokyo’s Setagaya Ward Starts Giving Boosters to Elderly

Tokyo’s Setagaya Ward started giving third COVID-19 vaccine shots to residents aged 65 or over Friday, at a time when the highly contagious omicron variant of the novel coronavirus is spreading in many parts of Japan.

Disability Japan Paralympics Tokyo 2020

Hosting Tokyo Olympics, Paralympics chosen as top domestic news in Japan in 2021

Amid concern among the Japanese public over staging the Summer Games during the pandemic, when the capital and other parts of the country were under a COVID-19 state of emergency, Japanese athletes excelled by winning a total of 58 medals, including a record 27 gold, in the Olympics and 51 medals, including 13 gold, in the Paralympics.