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SAN ANTONIO- A small study is suggesting that the coronavirus could cause damage to a pregnant woman's placenta. The study involved 16 women who had all tested positive for COVID-19. The researchers studied the placentas immediately following birth and found signs of injury. The scientists say all but one of the babies were delivered full-term, but stress that more research is needed.
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TOKYO (Kyodo) -- Opposition parties on Monday criticized the handling of the novel coronavirus epidemic by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's government, esp
Japanese stocks on Tuesday climbed to their highest in more than two months as investors cheered Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's decision to lift the state of emergency and end coronavirus-induced restrictions nationwide. The benchmark Nikkei average rose 2.2% to 21,197.04 points, a level unseen since March 5, with air and land transport shares leading the rally.
(Bloomberg) -- Japan inched toward resuming more activities Tuesday after a dropoff in virus cases led the government to end its nationwide state of emergency and bring a new focus to rebuilding a battered economy.Prime Minister Shinzo Abe lifted the virus emergency Monday evening and told a news conference
Japan's coronavirus containment measures were seen as risky by some public health experts. But with infection rates continuing to fall, the country has now lifted its nationwide state of emergency and declared the "Japanese model" a success.
Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe speaks at a news conference on Japan's response to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Tokyo, Japan May 25, 2020. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon/PoolReuters TOKYO (Reuters) - Children under the age of two shouldn't wear masks because they...
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe lifted a state of emergency for Tokyo and four remaining areas on Monday after the number of infections fell across the country, but warned that it could be reimposed if the virus started spreading again.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe lifted a coronavirus state of emergency in Tokyo and four other remaining areas on Monday, ending the restrictions nationwide as businesses begin to reopen.
A string of controversial missteps has slashed public approval ratings for Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to levels that could threaten to end his term early, even as he lifted a state of emergency after the rate of coronavirus infections declined.